Discover Zaragoza


The privileged central location of the Hotel Río Arga in Zaragoza offers the possibility of quick and easy access to a large number of sites of interest. We present the top 10 of the most visited places in Zaragoza:

2 min. of the hotel on foot:">Basilica del Pilar:

It is the most characteristic monument of the city of Zaragoza where you visit the Virgen del Pilar and its famous column (El Pilar). Apart from being an important baroque temple and one of the most important pilgrimage centers, it also stands out for its works of art, Francisco Goya and other significant authors. In one of the towers you can go up to a viewpoint that is 80 m. of height. Admission is free and its time is from 06: 45h to 20:30, except Sundays and holidays which is until 9:30 p.m.">La Seo Cathedral:

It is the first Christian cathedral in Zaragoza dedicated to San Salvador and a World Heritage Site. It is located in the Plaza del Pilar, inside we can find the Tapestry Museum. The entrance to the Cathedral and the Museum costs ? 4 per person, the schedule is more restricted as it may vary according to mass times.">Goya Museum (Camón Aznar Museum):

Space where we can see the portraits and engravings of the most universal Aragonese artist Francisco de Goya, admission is free, except for the exhibition hall that costs ? 4 per person, but Hotel Rio Arga can offer discounts.">La Lonja:

Civil building in the same Plaza del Pilar, currently used as a municipal exhibition hall, owes its name to the function for which it was created, built by the Council as Merchants' Market.">Teatro romano de Zaragoza:

Also called Museo del Teatro de Caesaraugusta was one of the largest in all Roman Hispania, the entrance has a cost of ? 4 per person.">Pablo Gargallo Museum:

It is a museum dedicated to the Aragonese sculptor Pablo Gargallo, it is located a minute walk from the Hotel in San Felipe Square of Zaragoza. ? 4 entry per person.">Museums of the Ruta Caesaraugusta:

Only 5 minutes walk from the Hotel this route includes the following significant museums of our city: Forum Museum, River Port Museum, Public Baths Museum and Caesaragusta Theater Museum. For more information in the Plaza del Pilar, you can go to the tourist office.

20 min. of the hotel on foot:

>Palacio de la Aljafería:

Building of singular beauty, Patrimony of the humanity is one of the most important monuments of the Hispano-Muslim architecture of century XI, present seat of Cortes de Aragón. Admission price ? 5 per adult, except Sundays which is free. Visiting hours vary according to season, with guided visits.


Near our city of Zaragoza you can go to visit other cities of cultural interest:

Monasterio de Piedra - 120 km by highway. 1:30 h. by car
Jaca Cathedral - 100 km by highway and local road. 1:30 h. by car
Rueda Monastery - 100 km by highway and local road. 1:30 h. by car (13th century Gothic Mudejar castle)
Calatayud : city of historical cultural interest. City with medieval castle