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Ávila city walls

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  • Monastery of Santa María del Paular. Rascafría.

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    … Carretera M604, Km 27. 28741. Paular, El. Rascafría. Madrid. http://monasteriopaular.com/. El Paular was the first monastery in Castile, founded in 1390 by order of John I of Spain. The site underwent a constant process of evolution at the hands of the architects Juan Guas, Rodrigo Gil de Hontañón, …

  • Cathedral of Santa María. Vitoria.

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    … Calle Cuchillería 95-97. 01001. Vitoria-Gasteiz. Álava - Araba. (Basque Country) Fax.: +34 945122160 | E-mail: visitas@catedralvitoria.com. www.catedralvitoria.com. Gothic-style church. It is built on a previous construction dating from the 13th century, and has a doorway with interesting sculptures…

  • Casa del Cordón House. Vitoria.

    [Art]


    … Calle Cuchillería, 24. 01001. Vitoria-Gasteiz. Álava - Araba. (Basque Country) E-mail: obrasocial@cajavital.es. http://www.vitoria-gasteiz.org/turismo. Civil architecture in the Gothic style. The house was built in the 15th century and is an excellent example of Gothic-style civil architecture. It i…

  • San Prudencio Basilica. Vitoria.

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    … Alto de Armendia, 24. 01195. Armentia. Vitoria. Álava - Araba. (Basque Country) http://turismo.euskadi.net. Declared an Historic-Artistic Monument in 1931. The church has a Latin cross plan with one nave divided into three sections with a cross vault. Over the Galician cross there is a dome base wit…

  • María Inmaculada Cathedral (New Cathedral). Vitoria.

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    … Calle Magdalena 1. 01008. Vitoria-Gasteiz. Álava - Araba. (Basque Country) http://turismo.euskadi.net. This neo-Gothic building was inaugurated in 1969, and stands on the site of the old convent of Las Brígidas. The project was conceived and sponsored by Bishop José Cadena Eleta, and designed by the…

  • Vitoria-Gasteiz Town Hall. Vitoria.

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    … Plaza de España, 1. 01001. Vitoria-Gasteiz. . E-mail: turismo@vitoria-gasteiz.org. www.vitoria-gasteiz.org. The town centre. Is a Neoclassic-converted building in the town centre. Built in 1731 and restored in 1982. The building blends into the portico space of the Plaza de España. Designed by the a…

  • Santa María del Salvador Church. Chinchilla de Monte-Aragón.

    [Art]


    … Plaza de la Mancha s/n. 02520. Chinchilla de Monte-Aragon. Chinchilla de Monte-Aragón. Albacete. (Castile-La Mancha) E-mail: oficinadeturismo@ayuntamientodechinchilla.com. www.chinchillademontearagon.com. The Marquis of Villena's contribution to art. A museum of precious metalwork, sculpture and pai…

  • El Tolmo de Minateda Archaeological Park. Hellín.

    [Art, World Heritage]


    … Carretera Nacional 301, de Abacete a Murcia. 02400. Hellín. Albacete. (Castile-La Mancha) http://www.turismocastillalamancha.es. Polychrome paintings of hunting scenes. The paintings were discovered by Juan Jiménez Llamas in 1914, and caused great interest amongst specialists in prehistoric art on a…

  • Solana de las Covachas Caves. Nerpio.

    [Art, World Heritage]


    … Parque El Molino s/n. 02539. Nerpio. Albacete. (Castile-La Mancha) www.turismonerpio.com. Prehistoric rock art in eastern Spain. The Solana de la Covachas system is at the head of La Taibilla River. It comprises nine caves that were discovered in 1954 by José Soto Pérez. The sites have adjacent area…

  • Alcaraz Plaza Mayor Square. Alcaraz.

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    … Plaza Mayor. 02300. Alcaraz. Albacete. (Castile-La Mancha) Fax.: +34 967380297 | E-mail: alcaraz@dipualba.es. http://www.alcaraz.es. A sober square. It was intended to create a large market area for Alcaraz. The Plaza Mayor in Alcaraz was built in the 16th century. It is rectangular in shape, with s…

  • Castalla Castle. Castalla.

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    … Castalla. Alicante - Alacant. (Valencia) E-mail: castalla@touristinfo.net. http://www.turismocastalla.com/castalla/web_php/index.php. Although its origins are Arab, the current structure dates from mediaeval times. The Torre Grossa tower was added in the 16th century in order to keep a lookout for p…

  • Santa María Basilica. Elche.

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    … Plaza de Santa María, 2. 03202. Elche-Elx. Elche. Alicante - Alacant. (Valencia) http://www.visitelche.com/turismo-cultural/visitas/elche/monumentos/basilica-de-santa-maria/. Built over the remains of a mosque. The performance of the Misterio de Elche mystery play, which takes place every year in th…

  • Santa Bárbara Castle. Alicante.

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    … Monte Benacantil, s/n. 03001. Alicante-Alacant. Alicante. Alicante - Alacant. (Valencia) E-mail: info@alicanteturismo.com. www.castillodesantabarbara.com. It is set on the Monte Benacantil hill, a location of great strategic value. It is so-called as it was captured from the Moors by prince Alfonso …

  • Biar Castle. Biar.

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    … Biar. Alicante - Alacant. (Valencia) E-mail: biar@touristinfo.net. http://www.biar.es/. This frontier castle is Arab in origin and was reinforced and extended by the Christians from the time of its conquest. It contains a unique element in Hispanic Arab architecture. It was built in the 12th century…

  • Atalaya Castle. Villena.

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    … Cerro de San Cristóbal, s/n. 03400. Villena. Alicante - Alacant. (Valencia) E-mail: villena@touristinfo.net. http://www.turismovillena.com/. Tall and stately, the three storeys of Villena castle rise up proudly from the hill on which it stands, overlooking the capital of the region. Also known as th…

  • San José Castle in Guadalest. Guadalest.

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    … Calle Iglesia 2. 03517. Guadalest. Alicante - Alacant. (Valencia) E-mail: guadalest@touristinfo.net. The castle is situated in the high part of the town. Its origins are in the 11th century, although the remains preserved are from the 12th century. It is divided into two parts - one of them was inte…

  • Sax Castle. Sax.

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    … Peña del Castillo s/n. 03630. Sax. Alicante - Alacant. (Valencia) Fax.: +34 965475399 | www.sax.es. The castle is of Islamic origin. It was conquered by the Crown of Aragon in 1239 and subsequently ceded to the Crown of Castile under the terms of the Treaty of Almizra. From its position, it dominate…

  • Petrer Castle. Petrer.

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    … 03610. Petrer. Alicante - Alacant. (Valencia) E-mail: museo@petrer.es. http://www.petrer.es/. Preserves its double-walled enclosure structure. It is situated at the highest point of the city. It was built by the Arabs at the end of the 12th century. The fortress was involved in the revolt of the Mus…

  • Las Calaveras Cave. Benidoleig.

    [Art, Nature]


    … Cueva de las Calaveras. Carretera de Benidoleig-Pedreguer, Km 7. 03759. Benidoleig. Alicante - Alacant. (Valencia) Fax.: +34 966404393 | http://www.cuevasturisticas.com. A journey into the past on the shores of the Mediterranean. Used by man since prehistoric times, it is associated with ancient Moo…

  • Adsubia Cave. Adsubia.

    [Art, Nature]


    … Cueva de Adsubia. 03786. Tossal del Llop. Adsubia. Alicante - Alacant. (Valencia) Fax.: +34 965572587 | http://www.cuevasturisticas.es. When small is big. This cave is a perfect example of a small subterranean space hiding valuable natural treasures to make a visit a great tourism experience. Adsubi…

  • San Nicolás de Bari Procathedral. Alicante.

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    … Plaza Abad Penalva s/n. 03002. Alicante-Alacant. Alicante. Alicante - Alacant. (Valencia) E-mail: concatedralalicante@diocesisoa.org. http://concatedralalicante.com/. The sombreness of the Herrera style. It was built in the Herrera style with a single nave and several adjoining chapels. The main fro…

  • Rull Cave. Vall de Ebo.

    [Art, Nature]


    … Cueva de Rull. 03789. Vall de Ebo. Alicante - Alacant. (Valencia) Fax.: +34 965572672 | http://www.cuevasturisticas.com. One of the most important underground spaces in eastern Spain. A hunter found it by chance. The cave was discovered by José Vicente Mengual, known as Tío Rull, in 1919 when he was…

  • Santo Domingo Convent or Old University. Orihuela.

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    … Calle Adolfo Clavarana s/n. 03300. Orihuela. Alicante - Alacant. (Valencia) http://www.cdsantodomingo.com. Originally a Dominican convent but after the bull of 1569, privilege awarded by Pope Pío V, it became a University until its en closing in 1824 by Minister Calomarde. The convent has a rectangu…

  • Santiago Archpriestal Church. Villena.

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    … Plaza de Santiago s/n. 03400. Villena. Alicante - Alacant. (Valencia) E-mail: villena@touristinfo.net. www.untesoro.villena.es. National Historic-Artistic Monument. Gothic Church from the 15th century. It has a beautiful baptismal font. Construction of the Archpriestal Church of Santiago date back t…


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