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Calle Allende Salazar, n/s, 48300 Gernika-Lumo, Spain
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely to be able to walk through a parliament building. Beautiful stained glass ceiling is the highlight of the buildingn

Thank Tpw101
Reviewed 15 August 2018

Well worth visit. Gernika is famous for the appalling attack on the town by the Fascist forces in 1937, insuring Picasso's most famous painting. But there is much more tot eh town, in particular its role as a parliamentary centre for Basqueland. This building is...More

1  Thank tommywelltravelled
Reviewed 14 August 2018

If you are in Gernika make sure to check out the Casa de Juntas! Entrance is free and the exhibition tells you about the history of the Juntas, basically the Basque parliament of old, that used to gather around the Arbol de Gernika, displayed on...More

Thank Marla7
Reviewed 3 August 2018

An important reminder that culture, language, etc., is very important for any human being, few places have been as strong as Basqueland to maintain their uniqueness. Well worth to visit, take some time and reflect.

Thank RVaardal
Reviewed 11 May 2018 via mobile

What an oasis when u thing that areas all around were heavily bombed...we got there too late..closes at 6 but got to see the tree of peace.!

Thank mary k
Reviewed 2 May 2018

A truly lovely building steeped in the history of this turbulent region. The stained glass ceiling was amazing! The staff were very helpful and passionate about past, present and future role of the Basque region.

Thank L C
Reviewed 9 December 2017

We visited here as part of an excursion from a cruise ship. It is an attractive room where the Basque Parliament meets. It has a lot of meaning to the local Basques, as it should, and a lot can be learned about the people with...More

1  Thank Myrna F
Reviewed 1 November 2017

This is the assembly house of the Basque Parliament. While this ancient democracy originally met in the shade of an oak tree, the present building serves a modern function as a debating and law making chamber. The assembly room is full of paintings and the...More

Thank padreray
Reviewed 28 October 2017 via mobile

Start with the stained glass room and the library. Pay attention at all the paintings and symbols within this space before going to the main oval room. Ask about the video available in several languages which explains a lot of what this historical site has...More

1  Thank Arlene R
Reviewed 19 October 2017

Not easy to understand what an old tree can have such big impact on the Spanish. But the history from the 10 minute video gives you a humble feeling about our heritage that we would think more about. AND they have the oldest democratic political...More

1  Thank Centh L
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