Zaragoza is riding high and continues to thrive after its 2008 Universal Exposition. Once the seat of the Kingdom of Aragón, today Zaragoza is a lively university town with a host of sights—including a cathedral and several small art museums.
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- Art and Culture
- The immense, Baroque Basílica de Nuestra Señora del Pilar is Zaragoza's symbol and pride. It has 11 cupolas and frescoes painted by a young Goya.
- The Museo del Centro de Historia exhibits a wide-range of memorabilia from Zaragoza's 2,000 year history.
- Originally a fortress and royal residence, the Palacio de La Aljafería is one of Spain's great Moorish palaces. It is now the home of the regional parliament.
- During the fiestas honoring the Virgen de Pilar in October, expect bullfights and parades.