The city is located 240 metres over the sea level,
on the right margin of the Ebro mid Valley,
Zaragoza is the capital and the political- administrative centre of Aragón.
With a Mediterranean climate its lands tend to be arid.With around 607 000 inhabitants Zaragoza is one of the most populated capital of Spain.
The city was founded by the Romans on the year 24 before Christ.
The Basilica of Pilar is one of the most important sanctuaries of the catholic world, with around thousands of pilgrims coming every year. It is also an artistic center of the first order that re-joins works of great value and of different epochs.
A jewel of the baroque art in Aragon.
Location: Plaza del Pilar
The basilica dates from XVII al XX c.
Interesting sites: Holy Chapel, Coreto, Chapel of San Antonio de Padua, Paintings of Goya and Bayeu, Altarpiece and Choir .
Source: Web server of Instituto de Turismo de España, TURESPAÑA.