Guernica

Basque town which was the site of the first airborne bombing attack on a civilian town during the Spanish civil war. The bombing, by the Condor Legion of Germany's Luftwaffe in 1937, inspired Picasso to paint the landmark cubist work Guernica, now on display at the Centro de Arte Reina Sofia in .

Notable Places in the Area

Museum
Photo: Pere prlpz, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Church
Photo: Papamanila, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Museum
is a nature museum. It provides an excellent observation point from which visitors can enjoy the world of birds and their migratory journeys. is situated 4 km northeast of Guernica. Photo: UrdaibaiBirdCenter, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Localities in the Area

Locality
is situated 5 km west of Guernica. Photo: Ebaki, CC BY-SA 4.0.

Village
is a town and municipality located in the province of , in the autonomous community of , northern . is situated 6 km northeast of Guernica. Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY 3.0.

Village
is a town and municipality in the province of , in the . Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY 2.0.

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