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September 13th, 2011


Bilbao – the beauty of Spain

Bilabo is one of the cities of Spain which has witnessed great economic advancement. It is an industrialized city as well as location villa piscine the centre of attraction for tourists. The city has long history dating back to year 1300. This was essentially a village engaged in fishing activity. Now it is transformed into a very advanced metropolis. The city has breathtaking natural beauty and some of the historic buildings and some renowned museums. Some of the places of tourist interest are briefly discussed here:

De Begona Basilica:

The basilica is known for its matchless architectural excellence. Interestingly, when the basilica was under construction it suffered heavy damage. This damage was caused during the Carlists war fought during the 19th century. After the war, the basilica was reconstructed and it took almost 1 century to complete this building.

Guggenheim museum:

This museum can be said to be one of the greatest contribution of the modern era to the tourists of Spain. It was Frank Gehry who designed this museum. Initially when the construction of this museum was conceived, there were loud protests from various public groups and organization. They protested against the expenditure incurred in the construction of the museum, which they claimed unreasonable. But, now this museum has been acclaimed as one of the best museums of Spain. The design of the building is extremely beautiful; the entire building has been constructed using titanium, glass and limestone. At the entrance you will find beautiful flowers carved in stone. Apart from this, the beautiful sculpture of a dog is at the entrance. Most of the portions of the building have become operational and the remaining portion is expected to become operational in due course. Some of the rare collection of painting by renowned artists and sculpture works are now on display at this museum.

San Nicolas:

This church is most popular amongst sailors of Spain. It is said that San Nicolas who was a saint is the patron among the sailors from Spain. Apart from sailors even commoners visit this church regularly. This church is believed to have been built in 1756.

Town hall:

The town hall is the best example of architecture belonging to neo baroque period. It is said that Joaquin Rucoba, one of the renowned architects of the period designed and built this built in the year 1892. The town hall has been built in the backdrop of the famous river. This has been a centre of attraction among tourists.

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Por brettkurtis - September 13th, 2011, 10:07, Category: Travel
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Most interesting tourist spot of Spain – Corboda

Corboda is also a heaven for the tourists. Corboda is the home for many buildings of historical and architectural importance. The city belongs to Andalusia province. Apart from the places of interest like location catalogne, this city has a rich heritage of its own. This was a popular city even during Roman period and the city has retained its popularity even now. Corboda has been the birth place for many poets, orators and persons of eminence and many of these great personalities have international repute.

Medina Azahara:

This palace was built as per the desire of Calph Abd al-Rahman III. The palace came to light only when the archeologists excavated a site in 1911. According to the available historical records the construction of this palace was completed in 25 years. This is an extremely beautiful structure with extraordinary works in the arches and columns which are made of marbles. The marbles are of red colors and blue colors. Many precious crystals have been presented at appropriate places. Fruits and vegetables have been grown all around the palace. The interiors of the palace are decorated with precious crystals. The other interesting feature of this palace is the fountain mercury and this is also called liquid mirror. The interior of the palace is also decorated with rare works of arts.

Mezquita:

This is one of the largest mosque of Spain covering over an area of 24000 sq meters. The mosque is located in the central part of Corboda. Historians say the mosque was built during the Roman period and it has been built using some of the materials used by Romans. The columns in this mosque has 856 pillars and these pillars have been decorated  with precious stones like marbles, red and white jasper, granite and many other precious materials and it is built on a mosque constructed during the Roman period. An estimated 150,000 tourists visit this mosque year and this speaks of the popularity of this mosque.

San Miguel:

It is believed that King Ferdinand III built this church during the 13th century. Historians say this king has built 12 churches and San Miguel is one of the churches built by the king. The church is the best example of Roman and Gothic Architecture. In the year 1749, the interior of the church was renovated. The interior was redesigned to include two aisles and a nave. It has polygonal apses. The nave has been designed with ceiling which has coffered appearance.

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Por brettkurtis - September 13th, 2011, 10:07, Category: Travel
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Famous Spanish Spas

Whether you are visiting Spain for leisure or for the stunning landmarks, no one should leave Spain without trying out its famous Spas. Tourists from all over the world visit Spain for its relaxing and well equipped spas where it is guaranteed that after you leave there, you will feel like a new person. There are also thousands of choices you can choose from in every city you visit. The most important spa establishment is de España which was created by the national association and specializes in thermal treatments along with beauty techniques.

What makes the spas even more special is their locations vacances espagne, where there are beautiful surroundings everywhere you look. They also have extra choices for leisure such as a swimming pool, gym and sports such as several tennis courts. They also have hotel rooms with high quality services if you wish to spend the night or even a week there as all the relaxing treatments there will make you not want to leave!

If you are looking for somewhere where you can not only enjoy the treatments but nature as well, your search has ended. Head over to the spas in Jaraba village where you can enjoy the stunning landscapes while you are getting pampered. You do not have to worry about it being hard to reach or anything as it is ten minutes away from the train line and half an hour from Zaragoza city. You can always ask for someone to wait for you and pick you up when you are making your reservation, as the staff there will gladly help you out in everything you need. Another famous spa is Sicilia Spa which is more than 350 meters and is carved inside natural rocks. They specialize in the unique salt chamber treatment. Other special treatments they offer are the phlebotonic 400 meters channels where you are massaged in water. There is also a swimming pool, Japanese bath and Sauna.

Another famous spa is La Rioja. This is especially visited by celebrities and tourists from all over the world for its perfect wine quality and ideal location. It is located in the center of stunning mountains and beautiful forests where you can relax while enjoying this beautiful view. Make sure you also try their medical water and mud therapy and you will be shocked by how good your skin looks after it. There are also other treatments for you if you suffer from stress or breathing problems.

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Por brettkurtis - September 13th, 2011, 10:06, Category: Travel
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