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Andorra la Vella

Culture of Andorra la Vella. Places to visit - old town, temples, theaters, museums and palaces

One of the major symbols of the Andorran capital is the castle Sant Vicenc d'Enclar located on the hilltop. It was built in the 9th century. The castle was constantly reconstructed and complemented with new constructions during subsequent 3 centuries. This majestic historical monument has managed to survive partially to this day. Tourists have an opportunity to see the ruins of the ancient necropolis, a few buildings preserved on the territory of the castle and Santa Coloma Church that is one of the oldest constructions in Andorra la Vella.
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One of the most remarkable architectural monuments of the city is the National Auditorium of Andorra Building constructed in 1991. The beautiful building is decorated in style of the 20th century. For many years, it has been remaining a place where concerts and other cultural events are organized. The concert hall seats up to 500 persons at the same time. Connoisseurs of classical music and extraordinary architecture should definitely visit it.
One of the most unusual attractions of the capital is the Museu del Tabac located in the picturesque district of Santa Julia de Loria . It will please even those who shun the bad habit all their life. The visitors of the museum can walk along old tobacco plantations and evaluate a unique exposure. The location of the museum is a building of the tobacco factory that was opened in 1909. The factory worked for almost 50 years, but then was broken due to high competition and fell into disrepair for a long time. The building of the old factory has recently been completely renovated. It became a place where a collection of exhibits dedicated to the history of the tobacco development in Andorra is kept. Copyright www.orangesmile.com
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Another remarkable symbol of the capital is La Valira river . It is considered as the largest geological site in the city and in the immediate surroundings. Walking along the river banks will bring a lot of impressions. The most popular shops and restaurants are located exactly in the coastal streets. You can cross the river on the picturesque pedestrian bridge that is also included into a list of outstanding architectural monuments.
When walking along the city streets, vacationers can see a lot of interesting monuments and sculptures. One of the most attractive and most unusual is the Sculpture by Salvador Dali. This bronze sculpture is called Nobility of Time. It draws an attention not only of admirers of the great artist’s art, but also of all travelers who are not indifferent to art.
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Among religious constructions, St. Armenol's church deserves a special attention. It is an authentic example of the Romanesque style and is distinguished by a strict and untouchable look. From afar, the old church resembles a medieval castle. Its interior furnishing fully corresponds to the strict and laconic look. The age of the church is more than a thousand years. Over the years of its existence, it has managed to remain in a pristine form and keep a lot of unique religious artifacts. There are also many interesting historical and nature attractions in the surroundings of the city. So, fans of excursions will not be bored in the capital of Andorra.
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City tours, excursions and tickets in Andorra la Vella and surroundings

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Cathedrals and basilicas near Andorra la Vella
♥   Església de Sant Climent, Taüll, 55.5 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Església de Santa Maria, Taüll, 55.7 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Ancienne cathédrale Saint-Lizier, Saint-Lizier, 63.6 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Cathédrale Saint-Antonin, Pamiers, 68 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Église Saint-Martin, Limoux, 83.1 km from the center. On the map   Photo

Unique spots in Andorra la Vella and near

Artigas Gardens

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Excursions over cultural sights of neighbours of Andorra la Vella

Culture guide to Andorra la Vella. Which fascinating sights to visit once you are in Andorra la Vella: temples, churches, museums, theaters and castles. Recommendations (with addresses, phone numbers and links) on the places 'must visit' in Andorra la Vella. Plan your own city excursion by using this page info!
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