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Zaragoza is located on a low hill at the river Ebro. The historical city centre is on right southern coast of the river. There is one of the most esteemed temples of Spain in Zaragoza. It is devoted to Maiden Maria Pilar, the sacred patroness of the country.
It is considered, that Romans founded colony Cesar August on a place of Celtic settlement Sadduba in the I-st century B.C. Moors grasped Zaragoza in 710 and it became the capital of the small frontier Arabian state.
In olden time the city was surrounded by walls from a white marble and it was named "a white city". Red and pink colors of the brick widely used in moorish architecture here dominate here now.
The tiny fountain on Plaza de Nuestra Senora del Pilar counterbalances the grandiose size of the square and basils. more travel advice
Arabs built a mosque on a place of the Roman forum, preliminary having destroyed it. Christians built the Cathedral on a... more travel advice
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