Founded in 884, the area of Burgos is also known as the land of castles for its great Gothic architecture and design. Spending a weekend in Burgos will give you plenty of time to see the Cathedral as well as other popular Burgos attractions and Burgos sights. The Burgos culture is filled with little shops for Burgos shopping as well as outlying villages that are worth exploring. The highlights of Burgos tourism include Monasterio de las Huelgas where some members of the Spanish Royal Family are buried. The cloister inside of this monastery is Roman in construction, making it an appealing place for picture taking. Walks along the old city walls at Puerta de San Esteban and Paseo de los Cubos are also fun things to do on Burgos trips. When you visit Burgos, you might also want to look for the Puerta de Santa Maria, a door that was built in the 16th century, alongside is Torre de Santa Maria, an Arabian tower that was built in the 1500's.