Vitoria in the Middle Age
The whole of Vitoria 's old quarter was declared a Hisotical Monument in 1997, and still conserves today the almond-shapped urban layout that it adquired during the 13th and 14th centuries.
The area is divided into a number of different longitufinal streets whose names -Cuchillería (knife maker's), Zapatería (cobbler's), Herrería (blacksmith's) or Pintorería (painter's)- for example, attest to the trades which once characteristicsed them.
A faithful reflection of the era can also found in the various civil constructions:
- Casa del Cordón
- Anda Tower
- El Portalón
The four churches of the Medieval Quarter also define the old town and the city's skyline:
- San Miguel
- San Vicente
- San Pedro
- Santa María Cathedral