Fascinating Color Pics Capture Street Scenes of Zaragoza in the Early 1970s

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Zaragoza is the capital city of the Zaragoza province and of the autonomous community of Aragon, Spain. It lies by the Ebro river and its tributaries, the Huerva and the Gállego, roughly in the center of both Aragon and the Ebro basin.

The city lies at an elevation of 199 metres (653 feet) above sea level. Zaragoza is famous for its folklore, local gastronomy, and landmarks such as the Basílica del Pilar, La Seo Cathedral and the Aljafería Palace.

Together with La Seo and the Aljafería, several other buildings form part of the Mudéjar Architecture of Aragon which is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The Fiestas del Pilar are among the most celebrated festivals in Spain.

These fascinating color photo from Zaragoza antigua that captured street scenes of Zaragoza from 1970 to 1973.

Plaza de España, Zaragoza, 1970

Plaza de España, Zaragoza, 1970

Arco de San Ildefonso, Zaragoza, circa 1970

Calle Gavín, Zaragoza, circa 1970

Calle Martín Carrillo, Zaragoza, circa 1970

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