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The riddles of the Burgos Cathedral. Ascent to the castle.

Your guru: Javier
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  • Burgos
  • Available in: Spanish

About the guru Javier

Hi, I'm Javier! I was born and raised in Burgos and have always been passionate about its history, its art and its cuisine. As a traveller and photographer, I love to explore every corner of each city I visit, and have a soft spot for architecture, nature and sunsets. I am happy to tell you more in one of my tours while I show you around, do not hesitate to contact me if you... More »

Hi, I'm Javier! I was born and raised in Burgos and have always been passionate about its history, its art and its cuisine. As a traveller and photographer, I love to explore every corner of each city I visit, and have a soft spot for architecture, nature and sunsets. I am happy to tell you more in one of my tours while I show you around, do not hesitate to contact me if you have any questions!

About the tour

We will start our tour in the San Lesmes Parish Church, where we will visit his sepulchre, the stunning altarpiece and the organ. After that, we will set off towards the Cathedral, walking alongside Burgos' well-known boulevard, the "Espolón". We will also see some of the city's landmarks during this walk, such as the "Cid" statue or the "Teatro Principal". We will access the San Fernando Square through one of the city's medieval gates, the "Arco de Santa María". Once inside the Cathedral, we will behold the iconic "Papamoscas", we will discuss the different styles that coexist in the temple and will end up with a brief overview of the Cathedral organs.

Finally, we will start our ascent to the castle, where we will be able to see a panoramic view of the city and to enjoy the green surroundings.

Landmarks:

- Iglesia de San Lesmes

- Estatua del Cid

- Teatro Principal

- Paseo del Espolón

-Arco de Santa María

-Catedral (Cathedral)

-Castillo (Castle)

Meeting point
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How to find me: In front of the San Lesmes Parish Church. I will be wearing a blue t-shirt.
Tour duration: 1 hour, 30 minutes

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