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Laboral Ciudad de la Cultura, Gijon
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Now home to a variety of entertainment and leisure activities, including a theater, church, and library, Laboral Ciudad de la Cultura may overwhelm you with its size. At 270,000 square meters (2,906,255 square feet), this former university building is the largest building in Spain. Stroll through the pleasant courtyard and gardens. See the church and gaze up at its huge domed ceiling. Head up the 130-m (426.5-ft) tower for views of the huge complex and the surrounding landscape. Use our Gijon vacation planner to arrange your visit to Laboral Ciudad de la Cultura and other attractions in Gijon.
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  • We did not expect that a University could be so beautiful and so great. The tower and the Church are a marvel
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  • It is amazing, to my I loved it and surprised me a lot because I was unaware that there was a place so in Gijón. It is a gift for the vision regardless of who built it and when. I just hope to take advantage and are you good use. It would be a pity to neglect a site as well. It is obligatory to see for anyone to go to Gijón.
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  • Impressive monument and little known. Early 20TH architecture. The North called El Escorial and something.
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  • Extraordinary architecture and grand plaza !
  • the buildings and facilities are great; we visited an art exposition; still have to go and see concerts there!
  • Seriously recommended to visit this building if it is passed by Gijón. To my reminds me of Hogwarts... is quite mysterious. I love it.
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  • Of visit essential. It is the largest building in Spain, something that few people know. You can make guided tour where tell you the story of the building and you see the theater and the basilica with its spectacular oval dome or walk freely around the large central courtyard or gardens. From the tower you can see the grandeur of the building and the views from the city on clear days are precious.
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  • Visit fundamental and obligatory if you go to Gijón
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