IRUN, SPAIN

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Irun is one of the biggest town in Gipuzkoa, Spain. Its name means  'fortified town'. The town  is located on the border between Spain and France.
 I was able visit Irun when i joined a group of Filipinos from Paris for a pilgrimage to the Shrine of Our Lady of Lords. It is part of the itinerary together with a visit to Biarritz, also a border city between Spain and France.
 
The main purpose of our visit here is for my companions to buy tax free goods. Most of them bought boxes wines and liquors, prices here is so much cheaper than in Paris.  
 
The low prices of goods here makes it a tourist attraction itself.Proof is the numbers of tourist buses park accross the market. 
This quiet town is of Basque origin as manifested by some of its  buildings.