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The European Capital of Culture in 2016.

The capital of Gipuzkoa, San Sebastián, also known as Donostia, is one of Spain’s most beautiful cities. It may be small, but somehow, it manages to attract thousands of visitors each day, being one of the most popular tourist destinations in Spain. It may be the Basque way of life that makes Donostia so popular, or maybe it is in the world-class attractions. Discover this city at your own pace, and see why it was named the European Capital of Culture in 2016.

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Catedral del Buen Pastor

Catedral del Buen Pastor

Famous Beautiful neo-gothic cathedral in the city

Beautiful neo-gothic cathedral in the city Editors' Note

The work on the beautiful neo-gothic Catedral del Buen Pastor started at the end of the 19th century, under the supervision of architect Manuel Echave.

Catedral del Buen Pastor is considered a landmark of the city, both religiously and socially, since this is maybe one of the most famous meeting places in the city. The interior is breathtaking, with its height and the plethora of details. The main entrance is adorned with a Chillida sculpture.

Catedral del Buen Pastor
Plaza del Buen Pastor, San Sebastián, 20005 San Sebastián
Mon-Sun 08.30-12.30, 17.00-20.00