Basilica del Pilar
Baroque temple to the Virgin del Pilar
Baroque temple from the 17th and 18th centuries. The Holy Chapel housing an image of Virgen del Pilar is particularly noteworthy.
A jewel of Baroque art. Built between the 17th and 18th centuries. Inside there is the Santa Capilla, work of Ventura Rodríguez where an image of the Virgen del Pilar can be found. Also of interest is the high altarpiece made out of alabaster, and the Renaissance choir-stall. The basilica was declared a National Monument. Along with the Cathedral of Santiago de Compostela, the Basílica del Pilar is one of the most important spiritual destinations in Spain.
Plaza del Pilar, s/n 50003 Zaragoza
Tel. +34 976201291
Source: Web server of Instituto de Turismo de España, TURESPAÑA.