Zaragoza photos: Colours, life, street art, signs, architecture and The Monochrome Set

Zaragoza photos: Colours, life, street art, architecture and The Monochrome Set

The capital of northeastern Spain’s Aragon region, Zaragoza overlooks the Ebro River and is famous for its Islamic and Gothic architecture.

However, my attention was more taken by the vivid colours, the signs and the street art. Here’s some of what I saw:

Zaragoza photos: Colours, life, street art, architecture and The Monochrome Set

Zaragoza photos: Colours, life, street art, architecture and The Monochrome Set

Zaragoza photos: Colours, life, street art, architecture and The Monochrome Set

Zaragoza photos: Colours, life, street art, architecture and The Monochrome Set

Zaragoza is full of bars and restaurants in its bustling alleyways.

Zaragoza photos: Colours, life, street art, architecture and The Monochrome Set

Zaragoza photos: Colours, life, street art, architecture and The Monochrome Set

Zaragoza photos: Colours, life, street art, architecture and The Monochrome Set

Zaragoza photos: Colours, life, street art, architecture and The Monochrome Set

Zaragoza photos: Colours, life, street art, architecture and The Monochrome Set

Shop fronts.

Zaragoza photos: Colours, life, street art, architecture and The Monochrome Set

Zaragoza photos: Colours, life, street art, architecture and The Monochrome Set

Zaragoza photos: Colours, life, street art, architecture and The Monochrome Set

Zaragoza photos: Colours, life, street art, architecture and The Monochrome Set

We grabbed something to eat at Bar Gallo on Calle de Pedro C. Ramirez – and it was very tasty indeed!

Zaragoza photos: Colours, life, street art, architecture and The Monochrome Set

Roman amphitheatre remains.

Zaragoza photos: Colours, life, street art, architecture and The Monochrome Set

A more recent addition to the Zaragoza landscape.

Zaragoza photos: Colours, life, street art, architecture and The Monochrome Set

Zaragoza photos: Colours, life, street art, architecture and The Monochrome Set

Zaragoza photos: Colours, life, street art, architecture and The Monochrome Set

Puente de Piedra river bridge.

Zaragoza photos: Colours, life, street art, architecture and The Monochrome Set

Zaragoza photos: Colours, life, street art, architecture and The Monochrome Set

Fuente de la Hispanidad is a large, map-shaped fountain, constructed on the city’s central Plaza del Pilar in 1991.

The ‘Fountain of Hispanicity’ is designed to celebrate the cultural links between Spain and Latin America not just in name, but by its shape.

Zaragoza photos: Colours, life, street art, architecture and The Monochrome Set

Zaragoza photos: Colours, life, street art, architecture and The Monochrome Set

Zaragoza photos: Colours, life, street art, architecture and The Monochrome Set

Zaragoza photos: Colours, life, street art, architecture and The Monochrome Set

Zaragoza photos: Colours, life, street art, architecture and The Monochrome Set

Zaragoza photos: Colours, life, street art, architecture and The Monochrome Set

Zaragoza photos: Colours, life, street art, architecture and The Monochrome Set

Zaragoza photos: Colours, life, street art, architecture and The Monochrome Set

Zaragoza photos: Colours, life, street art, architecture and The Monochrome Set

Zaragoza photos: Colours, life, street art, architecture and The Monochrome Set

Zaragoza photos: Colours, life, street art, architecture and The Monochrome Set

Zaragoza photos: Colours, life, street art, architecture and The Monochrome Set

Zaragoza photos: Colours, life, street art, architecture and The Monochrome Set

Zaragoza photos: Colours, life, street art, architecture and The Monochrome Set

Abandoned sofa set.

Zaragoza photos: Colours, life, street art, architecture and The Monochrome Set

Zaragoza photos: Colours, life, street art, architecture and The Monochrome Set

Zaragoza photos: Colours, life, street art, architecture and The Monochrome Set

Zaragoza photos: Colours, life, street art, architecture and The Monochrome Set

Zaragoza photos: Colours, life, street art, architecture and The Monochrome Set

Zaragoza photos: Colours, life, street art, architecture and The Monochrome Set

Zaragoza photos: Colours, life, street art, architecture and The Monochrome Set

Zaragoza photos: Colours, life, street art, architecture and The Monochrome Set

Zaragoza photos: Colours, life, street art, architecture and The Monochrome Set

Zaragoza photos: Colours, life, street art, architecture and The Monochrome Set

Zaragoza photos: Colours, life, street art, architecture and The Monochrome Set

Zaragoza photos: Colours, life, street art, architecture and The Monochrome Set

Zaragoza photos: Colours, life, street art, architecture and The Monochrome Set

Zaragoza photos: Colours, life, street art, architecture and The Monochrome Set

Zaragoza photos: Colours, life, street art, architecture and The Monochrome Set

Zaragoza photos: Colours, life, street art, architecture and The Monochrome Set

Zaragoza photos: Colours, life, street art, architecture and The Monochrome Set

A local campaign demands quieter street life.

Zaragoza photos: Colours, life, street art, architecture and The Monochrome Set

Zaragoza photos: Colours, life, street art, architecture and The Monochrome Set

Zaragoza photos: Colours, life, street art, architecture and The Monochrome Set

Zaragoza photos: Colours, life, street art, architecture and The Monochrome Set

Zaragoza photos: Colours, life, street art, architecture and The Monochrome Set

Zaragoza photos: Colours, life, street art, architecture and The Monochrome Set

Zaragoza photos: Colours, life, street art, architecture and The Monochrome Set

Scenes at the  Zaragoza Psych Fest.

Zaragoza photos: Colours, life, street art, architecture and The Monochrome Set

Zaragoza photos: Colours, life, street art, architecture and The Monochrome Set

Zaragoza photos: Colours, life, street art, architecture and The Monochrome Set

Zaragoza photos: Colours, life, street art, architecture and The Monochrome Set

The Monochrome Set played the brilliant Zaragoza Psych Fest, accompanied by some superb live video graphics.

Zaragoza photos: Colours, life, street art, architecture and The Monochrome Set

Zaragoza photos: Colours, life, street art, architecture and The Monochrome Set

Zaragoza photos: Colours, life, street art, architecture and The Monochrome Set

Zaragoza photos: Colours, life, street art, architecture and The Monochrome Set

Zaragoza photos: Colours, life, street art, architecture and The Monochrome Set

Zaragoza photos: Colours, life, street art, architecture and The Monochrome Set

Zaragoza photos: Colours, life, street art, architecture and The Monochrome Set

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[Band pics by Viola Spanu]