Located at the end of Avenida Independencia, Plaza Aragón was built to glorify the autonomous region of Aragón, ... More
Plaza de Aragón
Located at the end of Avenida Independencia, Plaza Aragón was built to glorify the autonomous region of Aragón, made up of three provinces: Zaragoza, Huesca and Teruel. In the centre of the square, surrounded by gardens, a column rises with a seated figure at the top (1904): Juan de Lanuza, an Aragonese judicial figure, who stretches out his hand giving orders. He was responsible for ensuring the proper carrying out of laws in the kingdom, but was beheaded under Felipe II (1591).
Following Avenida Independencia to its end and beyond Plaza Aragón you arrive at Plaza Basilio Paraíso. Larger than Plaza Aragón,
this is the place where the city's most important avenues meet. In the centre stands Capricho Fountain, whose jets ...
This square has become one of the most picturesque and trendy venues in the city over the last few years.
It's surrounded by popular tapas bars, pubs and restaurants. There's a great fresh produce market on one side and ...
Plaza de l'Almoina (or Alms Plaza) is a small square situated next to the Cathedral that has gained great importance
for hiding some of the greatest archaeological treasures in the city. Excavation in Plaza de l'Almoina started in 1985. ...