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Throughout the year, Zaragoza is a hive of cultural activity, hosting festivals such as Asalto, International Urban Art, and Trayectos (contemporary dance). The most important celebration occurs every October, when the city hosts Las Fiestas del Pilar - over 500 cultural and recreational events welcome participants from near and far. The Semana Santa (holy Week) of Zaragoza has more than 700 years of history and was declared of international tourist interest. At any time of the year, visitors can enjoy interesting cultural and architectural sites, as well as leisure activities.
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Royal Cavalry Armoury (Real Maestranza de Caballería)

Royal Cavalry Armoury (Real Maestranza de Caballería)

Headquarters of the Royal Armoured Calvary since 1912. It was commissioned by the jurist Miguel Donlope, and was not finished until the last quarter of the 16th century. Its façade presents features that would become commonly seen in these buildings, such as a semicircular arch, three floors, rough, arched gallery, slit windows and classical style wooden eaves. On the inside, one can find rich plaster ornamentation in the courtyard and on the stairs, an extraordinary wooden ceiling, and fine craftsmanship in the main floor rooms.
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