With its privileged situation Arga River Hotel offers the possibility of quick and easy access to a lot of places of interest
We are introducing the top 10 of the most visited places in Zaragoza:
At 2 min. from the hotel on foot:
El Pilar : Baroque church and one of the most important pilgrimage centers of the Catholic world. It is also an artistic center of the first order that brings together works of great value from different periods. Highlights include the sixteenth century altarpiece by Damian Forment Mayor Choir, organ, and the Holy Chapel.
Built on the largest mosque in the old Muslim city. Eclectic set of styles, combining from Romanesque to Neoclassical.
It is one of the largest theaters in Roman Hispania. It had a capacity around 6,000 spectators .
Caesaraugusta theater is built on a flat plot , following the model of theater Marcelo in Rome.
Includes the following: Museum Forum, River Port Museum, Museum of the Public Baths and Theatre Museum Caesaragusta.
On this tour we will relive the medieval past of Zaragoza, crossing evocative places such as the Cathedral of San Salvador, the Aljafería, the Tower of Fortea, the Tower of the Zuda, the Convent of the Holy Sepulchre, the Arco and Casa del Dean, the Church of the Magdalena, San Pablo, San Gil and San Miguel.
It is one of the most important monuments of the Hispano-Muslim architecture of the eleventh century. Although the building has been reformed, we can walk among its beautiful arcades in the Patio de Santa Isabel, the Golden Room and the Oratory. Part of its dependencies are now headquarters of the Parliament of Aragon .
La Lonja (The Market): Used in recent decades as a municipal exhibition hall , owes its name to the function for which it was created, built by the council as Fish Market merchants. Exponent of the Aragonese Renaissance civil architecture.
Near our city of Zaragoza you can go to visit other cities of cultural interest :
Monasterio de Piedra - 120 km by highway . 1:30 am . by car
Jaca Cathedral - 100 km by highway and local road. 1:30 am . by car
Monasterio de Rueda - 100 km by highway and local road. 1:30 am . drive (Gothic Moorish Castle S. XIII)
Calatayud: city of cultural and historical interest. City with medieval castle