Zaragoza Travel Guide
Zaragoza Local History
Originally settled as a retirement colony for Roman veterans in 14 BC, Zaragoza sprang to fame when it received a visit from the Virgin Mary and became the everlasting site of religious pilgrimages. Today, augmented by General Motors car manufacturing industry, it is a prosperous, modern city, but never forgets it rich historical heritage
Zaragoza Restaurants and Bars
Casa Pascualillo - C. Libertad, 5. For good wholesome food in a clean and simple dining room, where you can dine well but not break your budget, this restaurant offers an extensive menu.
Lai Lai - C. Don Jaime, 34. So, you are an American, toting a Japanese camera, and wearing Spanish espadrilles, why not complete the picture with a meal at a Chinese restaurant? Lai Lai restaurant serves excellent Chinese food at prices that would be hard to beat anywhere.
La Zanahoria - C. Tarragona, 4. young locals hook-up and hang out at this small, friendly restaurant, where the house specials are salads and vegetable quiches.
Fantoba - C. Done Jaime, 21. If you have kept yourself in trim by swimming, surfing and other means, then spoil yourself and step in to Fantoba where they have been creating their 'frutas de Aragon', chocolate-dipped candied fruits, for the past 145 years. If you are already an overweight slob, then go ahead, celebrate your self-indulgence with one of these delights from heaven, and confound the critics.
Zaragoza Bars & Clubs
Wooloomooloo - C. Espoz y Mina, 19. This Australian bar cum disco attracts every breed of hipster from every nation, who crowd in for the midnight drink specials and boogie to popular music.
La Casa del Loco - C. Mayor, 10-12. The international 20 to 30 something crowd pack out La Casa, for its wide-ranging choice of music and frequent concerts.
Kitsch - C. Fernando el Catolico, If you are in your twenties and looking for a spot where can get wild in like company, then Kitsch is the place for you and a night to remember.
Oasis - C. Boggiero, 28. Although this nightspot is open to people of all ages, the rather stiff prices keep hoi polloi at bay and therefore attract a somewhat better heeled clientele.
Top 10 things to do in Zaragoza for a weekend.
- Basilicia de Nuestra Senora Del Pilar
- Foro Romano
- Palacio de la Aljaferia
- Fiestas de la Virgen del Pilar
- Casa del Loco
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