The city of Zaragoza lies in the north eastern part of Spain and is the capital of the region of Aragon. It’s filled with amazing buildings, many of which were designed in the Mujédar or Islamic style. Here are some of our favourites and where to find them.
Casa Solans is a villa built by the industrial flour magnate Juan Solans between 1918 and 1921. It was built next to his factory – La Nueva Harinera. Decorated in polychrome tiles, it features the signs of the zodiac, and was nicknamed ‘House of the Azulejos’.
Zaragoza’s elegant bullring is the second oldest in Spain. Built in 1976, it was created in the Neomudéjar architectural style with Arabic arches and unique decor. It has capacity for 10,000 people and is still used for bull fights today.