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Ávila city walls

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  • Archaeological site of Los Millares. Santa Fe de Mondújar.

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    … Ctra. Nacional 324, en dirección a Santa Fe de Mondújar. 04420. Santa Fe de Mondujar. Santa Fe de Mondújar. Almería. (Andalusia) E-mail: informacion.camillares.al.ccul@juntadeandalucia.es. http://www.andalucia.org. The city of prehistoric metallurgy. This is the most important Copper Age site in Eur…

  • Chapel of Santa Cruz. Cangas de Onís.

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    … Avenida de Contranquil, s/n. 33550. Cangas de Onís. Asturias. http://www.cangasdeonis.com/. A set of historic remains and legends combine in what is an unusual monument. The current chapel is a modern reconstruction dating to 1951 on the site of the original, which was destroyed during the Spanish C…

  • Chiquita de los Treinta Cave. María.

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    … Sierra de María. 04838. Maria. María. Almería. (Andalusia) E-mail: aytmaria2@losvelez.com. Cave paintings in Los Vélez. In the region of Los Vélez, to the north of the Almería province, there are sites of cave paintings that have been declared World Heritage sites by UNESCO, within the Mediterranean…

  • Oviedo Town Hall. Oviedo.

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    … Plaza del Ayuntamiento. Oviedo. Asturias. The Town Hall was built in 1622-1623 by the architect Juan de Naveda, and the building was restored and extended in 1939. The main door is presided by a marble lion brought from the fountain which in the early years of the 19th century stood in the main Plaz…

  • Chapel of the Virgin de La Guía. Ribadesella.

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    … Ribadesella. Asturias. This small Renaissance shrine underwent a major reconstruction in the 19th century. Its square floor plan suggests that it may have been shortened; this implies that the current building is formed by only the nave of the original.…

  • Los Pilares Aqueduct. Oviedo.

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    … Calle Roberto S. Velázquez. Oviedo. Asturias. This work of engineering was built in the 16th century and originally supplied water to the city. Today only five of the 41 arches or pillars are still standing, and can be seen along the street known as the Calle Cervantes.…

  • Chapel of La Magdalena. Ribadesella.

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    … Vega, s/n. 33345. Vega. Ribadesella. Asturias. Although it was rebuilt in 1722, the origin of this chapel is unknown.…

  • Church of San Juan de Amandi. Villaviciosa.

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    … El Palacio, s/n. 33311. San Juan de Amandi. Villaviciosa. Asturias. E-mail: turvilla@lacomarcadelasidra.com. http://www.villaviciosa.es. Its lovely apse and the elegant and varied sculpted decoration throughout the building are the most distinctive characteristics of this church. Its architecture is…

  • Church of San Esteban de Piantón. Vegadeo.

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    … 33770. Piantón. Vegadeo. Asturias. www.infoasturias.com. The ancient monastery of San Esteban de Piantón is mentioned in several donations made to the Church of Oviedo in 1079, although nothing remains today of the original building. The current church was built between the 16th and 18th centuries, …

  • Church of San Antolín de La Llera. Colunga.

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    … La Llera. Colunga. Asturias. The building dates from the late 18th century. A primitive Romanesque church previously stood on this site, from which a corbel and the pointed arch from the doorway can still be seen in the church today.…

  • Church of San Esteban. Ribadesella.

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    … Leces. Ribadesella. Asturias. .This former Romanesque church was built in the 13th century and rebuilt in 1958 after the Spanish Civil War. The presbytery and two capitals from the original building can still be seen.…

  • Church of San Bartolomé. Franco, El.

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    … Valdepares. Franco, El. Asturias. The church of San Bartolomé de Valdepares was built in the 16th century. Features on the interior include altarpieces dating from the Middle Ages.…

  • Church of San Nicolás de Bari. Madrigal de las Altas Torres.

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    … Plaza de San Nicolás, s/n. 05220. Madrigal de las Altas Torres. Ávila. (Castile-Leon) E-mail: ayuntamientodemadrigal@aytomadrigal.es . http://www.aytomadrigaldelasaltastorres.com/turismo/visitar?id=3. The birthplace of queens and literati, Madrigal de las Altas Torres owes its name to the monumental…

  • San Martín Church. Arévalo.

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    … Plaza de la Villa s/n. 05200. Arévalo. Ávila. (Castile-Leon) E-mail: turismo@ayuntamientoarevalo.es. www.ayuntamientoarevalo.es. Almost nothing is left of its Romanesque nave and sanctuary.The most significant feature are the two Mudejar towers.The older of the two is called the Torre de los Ajedrec…

  • Nuestra Señora de la Asunción Main Church. Barco de Ávila, El.

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    … Plaza de las Acacias s/n. 05600. Barco de Avila, El. Barco de Ávila, El. Ávila. (Castile-Leon) Fax.: +34 920340701 | E-mail: ayto@aytobarcodeavila.com. www.aytobarcodeavila.com. There are three naves and ogive vaults.Its altarpieces are spectacular and the Italian influence is quite prominent.At the…

  • Ex-collegiate Church of Santa María del Manzano. Castrojeriz.

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    … Ex colegiata Santa María del Manzano. 09110. Castrojeriz. Burgos. (Castile-Leon) Tel.: +34 947377001 | +34 606291882 | http://www.turismocastillayleon.com.   Building began in 1214, following the canons of the Romanesque ogival style in its transition to the Gothic. The most thorough reform was unde…

  • Hospital of San Antonio Abad. Villafranca Montes de Oca.

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    … 09257. Villafranca Montes de Oca. Burgos. (Castile-Leon) Behind the facade dating from the 15th and 16th century is the courtyard, which contains remnants from the 15th century. It is today a pilgrims’ hostel.…

  • Rock Shrine of Nuestra Señora de la Peña. Tosantos.

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    … 09258. Tosantos. Burgos. (Castile-Leon) It is partially excavated out of a rock face near the village. On a small altarpiece on the interior there is a much venerated image of the Christ child dating from the 12th century.…

  • Shrine of Santa María La Real del Campo. Castildelgado.

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    … Castildelgado. Burgos. (Castile-Leon) http://www.castildelgado.es. It stands within the town itself and has a Baroque facade and belfry dating from the 18th century.…

  • Shrine of Santa María. Hornillos del Camino.

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    … 09230. Hornillos del Camino. Burgos. (Castile-Leon) These are the remains of the old church of the Priory of Nuestra Señora de Rocamador.…

  • Shrine of San Vicente. Hontanas.

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    … 9227. Hontanas. Burgos. (Castile-Leon) These are the remains of the church in an old mediaeval village. One of the corner walls is still standing.…

  • Shrine of San Nicolás. Itero del Castillo.

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    … 09107. Itero del Castillo. Burgos. (Castile-Leon)…

  • Villafría Fountain. Burgos.

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    … 09192. Villafría. Burgos. (Castile-Leon) This construction is crowned with an original pyramidal feature, and stands beside the church.…

  • Shrine of San Roque. Villambistia.

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    … 09258. Villambistia. Burgos. (Castile-Leon)…


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