Gijón

 

Gijón is not a quaint fishing village. It is the largest city in Asturias.

Gijon produces iron, steel and chemicals, and is the main loading ter­minal for Asturian coal. Gijón has emerged from its industrial roots, and gave tself a thorough face-lift filled with pedestrianised streets, parks, seafront walks, cultural attractions and lively eating, drinking and shopping scenes.

Letronas de Gijón (Letras de Gijón)

San Lorenzo beach

Elogio del Horizonte by sculptor Eduardo Chillida

Covered walkway

Calle Uria

Port of Gijon

Lion fountain on Don Pelayo monument

Cimadevilla, historical quarter of Gijón

Plaza del Marqués - Don Pelayo statue

Plaza Mayor Gijon

Plaza Mayor

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