Reblog of my article first published Dec 2011
Aragón is an autonomous community in Northern Spain comprising the provinces of Huesca, Zaragoza and Teruel.
Zaragoza, the capital, with its many magnificent buildings, and the spectacular Ordesa National Park are both in Aragón. What else is Aragón famous for apart from Henry VIII’s wife, Catherine? – well skiing for a start. The Pyrenees of Aragón are situated in the north-east of the region in the province of Huesca and include great peaks and secluded valleys that have retained their unspoiled beauty due to their inaccessibility.
Teruel in the south of the region is famous for its Mudéjar-style architecture. The city of Huesca also has many fine buildings, especially churches.
|Teruel – Mudeéjar architecture|
photos: Robert Bovington
There are a number of other places of note in Aragón. Jaca, a city in the province of Huesca, has many notable landmarks that include the 10th century Romanesque cathedral, and the Citadel…
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