Burgos (Spanish:) is a city in Spain located in the autonomous community of Castile and León. It is the capital and most populated municipality of the province of Burgos . Burgos is situated in the north of the Iberian Peninsula , on the confluence of the Arlanzón river tributaries, at the edge of the central plateau .
Burgos (Castile-Leon), one of the main stops of Camino de Santiago, preserves major signs of its medieval splendour. Burgos was the capital city of the unified kingdom of Castile and Leon for five centuries, and boasts one of the masterpieces of Spanish Gothic, its Cathedral, declared a World Heritage Site. In addition to visiting Burgos' old ...
Burgos, city, capital of Burgos province, in Castile-Leon autonomous community, northern Spain. It is located on the lower slopes of a castle-crowned hill overlooking the Arlanzon River. It was founded in 884 and was later the capital of the kingdom of Castile. Learn more about Burgos.
Burgos. The extraordinary Gothic cathedral of Burgos is one of Spain's glittering jewels of religious architecture – it looms large over the city and skyline. On the surface, conservative Burgos seems to embody all the stereotypes of a north-central Spanish town, with sombre grey-stone architecture, the fortifying cuisine of the high meseta ...
Burgos exudes an elegant mix of medieval architecture and modern amenities. Plus, its moderate population of 176,418 (2020 estimate), although making it the most populous city in the province, still helps it to retain a smaller town charm that delights multi-generational residents, recently-relocated expats, and summer tourists alike.
3. Burgos Castle. Source: flickr. Burgos Castle. On the west side of the city banking up high behind the cathedral is the tallest hill in Burgos. This was the first part of the city to be settled, as far back as the Iron Age, and it’s the site of the city’s castle.