Frías, Province of Burgos

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Location
42°45'42"N
003°17'39"W
Country
 Spain
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For the town in the province of Teruel, Spain, see Frías de AlbarracínFrías is a town located in the northern part of the province of Burgos, in Castile and León, Spain. In 2010 it had a population of only 275 inhabitants. Frías is a historic medieval town on a hill above the river Ebro. Now a popular tourist spot it has an impressive castle dominating the river and the twelfth-century bridge across it. It is considered to be the smallest "city" in Spain, having been given that title in 1435. There are two convents and two churches in the town. The gothic church of San Vitores is particularly worth visiting.

Main sights

Frias Castle (12th–15th century). Hanging houses. The medieval bridge. Near the town, crossing the Ebro river, a 12th-century bridge with a defensive tower that dates from the 14th century. San Vitores church.
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