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Citadel

Citadel (La Ciudadela) and Vuelta del Castillo Park (Av. del Ejército, Pamplona) — The citadel and the Vuelta del Castillo Park that surround it, form the biggest and most important green area of Pamplona. The citadel was built by order of Philip II of Spain in 1571 as part of the general strengthening of the […]

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Cathedral Basilica Santa Maria la Real

Cathedral Basilica Santa Maria la Real (Calle Curia, Pamplona) — built in the 13th century upon the remains of an ancient Roman cathedral, it was finished in 1525. It consists of several different styles inside: It has a Gothic vestibule and the main altar where the kings of Navarra were crowned has a statue of […]

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Casa Consistorial

Casa Consistorial (City Hall) — King Charles III ordered the construction of the city hall in 1423. It was built in the center of the town where the three neighborhoods of the three ethnic groups met so that it could act as a symbol of peace. Since then, the seat of municipal government has been […]

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Cámara de Comptos

Cámara de Comptos (Calle Florencio Ansoleaga 10, Pamplona) — this is a 13th century medieval palace which between 1525 and 1836 was used as an auditor’s office for the Navarran kingdom. From 1941 to 1994, the building was the site of Príncipe de Viana Institution. From 1995, it went back to being the site of […]