It is located under Mount Berrondo, on the right bank of the river Arga. It is documented as early as 1090. In 1427 it could be a town of lordship shared between the crown and Santa María de Roncesvalles, this ecclesiastical establishment would have bought these rents from Pedro Ruiz de Agorreta. As with the other villages in the area and until the municipal reforms of 1835-1845, it was governed by the deputy of the valley and an alderman who was elected in turn among the houses of the village. There was a bridle path that went up from Pamplona/Iruña towards France and there was a flour mill.
The Church of San Millán, which could well be a medieval construction but which by its reforms is rather a Gothic building, XV-XVI centuries. It has a barrel vault in the first section and a star-crossed vault in the rest. The entrance door, with a semicircular arch, is preceded by a vaulted portico. In Zuriain, next to the church, there is a group of houses with semicircular gates and others with wooden beams on stone corbels. In the lower part of the village there is a house with a rococo coat of arms from the second half of the 18th century.
On 12 November the patron saint fiestas are celebrated in honour of San Millán.
The Facería de Zuriain-Antxoriz is an agreement made between the two towns in the Esteribar valley, Navarre, according to which the cattle of Antxoriz can graze during the day in the municipality of Zuriain.
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The N-135, which connects Pamplona/Iruña with Roncesvalles/Orreaga, passes through Zuriain.
There is a bus service from Monday to Saturday that covers the Pamplona/Iruña-Roncesvalles/Orreaga line.
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A milestone in the economic history of Navarre and Spain in the 18th century
Jewel of Romanesque architecture, centre of spirituality
At the bottom of a valley near a river and as horizon the sky
Jewel of Ujué, ordered to be constructed by kings
Pilgrimage destination in honour of the patron saint of Navarre, Saint Francis Xavier
Between the mountains and the Middle Zone of Navarre
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