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Catedral Santa María de la Huerta

This magnificent cathedral dates from the 13th century but was much modified in later centuries. It reopened in 2011 after 30 years of restoration work (still ongoing), which has uncovered previously hidden treasure…
Cultural in Tarazona

Cipotegato

In a country known for its bizarre festivals, Tarazona’s Cipotegato takes the weirdness to a new level. The star of the show is a hapless harlequin dressed in red, green and yellow, who emerges from Ayuntamiento at …
Palace in Tarazona

Palacio Episcopal

On the site of a Muslim citadel and, subsequently, the residence of several Aragonese kings, the imposing Bishop's Palace was completed in the mid-16th century after well over a century of construction.
Architecture in Tarazona

Ayuntamiento

The town hall’s 16th-century facade is a storybook of sculpture. The larger carvings depict mythical beings (you’ll spot Hercules on the left). Running along the full 35m length is a frieze of hundreds of miniature …
Aragonese in Tarazona

Saboya 21

Talented chef José Tazueco whips up a selection of culinary treats that zap traditional ingredients with a creative flair. Expect artistically presented dishes such as duck breast with liquorice or endives with smok…
Area in Tarazona

Judería

Tarazona has one of Spain’s best preserved Jewish quarters, overlooked by the casas colgadas (hanging houses) of Calle Conde, which jut out over the streets below. While there are no monuments to visit as such, you …
Church in Tarazona

Iglesia de la Magdalena

Although dwarfed in size and importance by the cathedral, the Magdalena, with its emblematic Mudéjar tower, is Tarazona’s most distinctive and oldest church. Should it be open, the multicoloured altarpiece is worth …