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Fundamentos Web
Fundamentos Web by Mario Carvajal @flickr
Escultura "Solidaridad"
Escultura "Solidaridad" by Tadhik @flickr
Olas en la playa de San Lorenzo
Olas en la playa de San Lorenzo by Tadhik @flickr
Banco Urquijo
Banco Urquijo by Gonmi @flickr
Elogio del Horizonte de Chillida en Gijon
Elogio del Horizonte de Chillida en Gijon by Jlastras @flickr
laboral de gijon
laboral de gijon by Txefar @flickr
Iglesia de San Pedro en Cimadevilla - Gijon
Iglesia de San Pedro en Cimadevilla - Gijon by Reservasdecoches.Com @flickr
Hotel quinta del duro, Cabuenes, Gijon, Asturias
Hotel quinta del duro, Cabuenes, Gijon, Asturias by Toprural @flickr
Ayuntamiento de Gijon, Plaza Mayor
Ayuntamiento de Gijon, Plaza Mayor by Reservasdecoches.Com @flickr
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Top sigths of Spain

The city of Seville is a very interesting place from a historic point of view. The city is also rich in numerous historic and cultural landmarks. Santa Maria Cathedral is worth a separate mention. The cathedral is a beautiful example of architecture of the 15th century. Construction of the sanctuary started in 1402 and lasted almost a hundred years. The decoration of the facade and creation of frescoes inside the church took the majority of time. Travelers are welcome to see the result of such hard work. In the cathedral they will see beautiful statues, grandiose main altar and the Royal Chapel decorated with gilding and elegant drawings. The cathedral is built on a site of an ancient mosque, and it's still possible to see the remains of the original building. It's a small square named Orange Yard, which is surrounded by a big park and is perfect for walks on a hot day. … Open

Chapters of the guide to Gijon

Advices for travellers

6. It is customary to leave a tip for good service in local restaurants and hotels. You can leave a reward making 5-10% of the total for a waiter and about 1 – 1.5 USD for a maid. 7. Fans of photos have to consider that they mustn’t shoot strategically important objects and people in uniform. If you want to take pictures of local residents, be sure to ask for their permission. 8. Tourists aren’t … Open

Travel guide to Gijon

The most vivid example of the architecture of the 20th century is the Universidad Laboral de Gijon. This building complex was officially recognized as the largest in Spain. It occupies almost 11 hectares. The university was opened in 1946. Today, some of its historical buildings are reconstructed into cultural centers that are open for everyone. In the territory of the city, you can see several unique antique … Open

Traditions and mentality of Gijon

In addition to a variety of holiday items, a lot of interesting sweets and treats are sold at the market. The special Christmas delicacy is turron. On the eve of the New Year streets are decorated with aixames torches; they give the city a mysterious and romantic look. Talking about features of the local culture, we should definitely mention love for cider. The beautiful holiday is dedicated to the popular local … Open

Cuisine and top restaurants

Among specific local restaurants La Tabla remains the confident leader. Its menu includes popular Spanish dishes, exciting treats of seafood and exotic snacks. The El Candil El Puerto restaurant is ready to offer visitors a decent selection of national food. You can eat your favorite pizza and taste different types of beer in the cozy restaurant La Nonna. In addition to popular Italian dishes, visitors can enjoy … Open

Cultural excursion through Gijon - things to see

The most important architectural landmark of the city is Gigon University that is still working now. This massive complex of ancient buildings strikes with its elegance and grandeur. Built in the middle of the last century, the architectural complex covers an area of ​​27 hectares. In addition to an abundance of beautiful buildings, there are small parks and tree-lined avenues, a walk through which will give a … Open

Gijon sightseeing

However, this city is great not only for simple sunbathing. You will find here is a beautiful Museum of Bagpipes, Center of Art in Revillagigedo Palace, and Barjola (Museum of Modern Art). Corrida Street, which is allowed only to pedestrians, will also leave an unforgettable experience as it is dedicated to trading. Even the geographical position of Gijon has everything to become a successful tourist destination. … Open

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