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Ávila city walls

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  • Church of Santa María de los Reyes. Laguardia.

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    … Calle Mayor s/n. 01300. Laguardia. Álava - Araba. (Basque Country) E-mail: turismo@laguardia-alava.com. http://turismo.euskadi.net. It stands beside the city wall, and together with the Church of San Juan Bautista comprised the fortified premises which served as protection for the mediaeval town. It…

  • “Los Arquillos” and Plaza del Machete Square. Vitoria.

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    … Plaza del Machete s/n. 01001. Vitoria-Gasteiz. Álava - Araba. (Basque Country) E-mail: turismo@vitoria-gasteiz.org . www.vitoria-gasteiz.org/turismo. An architectural solution that has been converted into a monument. The construction was designed to connect the Medieval part of the city with the new…

  • 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…

  • Shrine of Nuestra Señora de Estíbaliz. Vitoria.

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    … Villafranca, 2. 01193. Estíbaliz. Vitoria. Álava - Araba. (Basque Country) E-mail: santuario.de.estibaliz@euskalnet.net. http://turismo.euskadi.net. Declared a National Monument in 1931. The shrine is 8 km from Vitoria-Gazteiz. It is a Romanesque church, laid out in the form of a Latin cross, with a…

  • Casa del Cordón House. Vitoria.

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    … 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…

  • Ajuria-Enea Palace. Vitoria.

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    … Paseo Fray Francisco de Vitoria 5. 01007. Vitoria-Gasteiz. Álava - Araba. (Basque Country) http://turismo.euskadi.net. Residence of the lehendakari (chief minister) of the Basque Country Regional Government. The Palace of Ajuria-Enea is known, above all for being the headquarters of the Basque Gover…

  • 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.

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    … 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…

  • San Juan Bautista Cathedral. Albacete.

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    … Plaza de la Virgen de los Llanos s/n. 02001. Albacete. (Castile-La Mancha) www.albaceteturistico.es. The new Cathedral. The Gothic church of San Juan was recently completed and given the status of cathedral. The cathedral is built on the site of the old church of San Juan. It was started at the begi…

  • El Tolmo de Minateda Archaeological Park. Hellín.

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    … 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…

  • Chinchilla de Montearagón Castle. Chinchilla de Monte-Aragón.

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    … 02520. Chinchilla de Monte-Aragon. Chinchilla de Monte-Aragón. Albacete. (Castile-La Mancha) E-mail: oficinadeturismo@ayuntamientochinchilla.com. www.chinchillademontearagon.com. Remains of an Arab past. In the 15th century, Juan Pacheco, Marquis of Villena, restored a castle of Arab origin, “Xerif …

  • Almansa Castle. Almansa.

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    … Calle del Castillo 18. 02640. Almansa. Albacete. (Castile-La Mancha) E-mail: turismoalmansa@hotmail.com. www.almansa.es. Fortification dating back to the 14th century, and altered in the 15th. Fortification dating back to the 14th century, and altered in the 15th. One of the most beautiful castles i…

  • Alpera Shelters. Alpera.

    [Art, World Heritage]


    … Cerro de El Bosque. 02690. Alpera. Albacete. (Castile-La Mancha) Rock paintings in the La Vieja and El Queso caves. There are important prehistoric shelters in Alpera where schematic human figures appear, invariably depicted in monochrome, as well as numerous scenes of hunting, dancing, fighting, ha…

  • Roman Bridge. Iruña Oka-Iruña de Oca.

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    … 01191. Trespuentes. Iruña Oka-Iruña de Oca. Álava - Araba. (Basque Country) http://irunadeoca.eu/. Declared a Monumental Site in 1984. The bridge lies in the town of Trespuentes, constructed on the Zadorra river bed.Built of irregular masonry, with thirteen vaults supported on twelve pillars and two…

  • 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…

  • Alcaraz Castle. Alcaraz.

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    … Carretera N-322 de Albacete a Jaén, a 80 km. de Albacete. 02300. Alcaraz. Albacete. (Castile-La Mancha) The defence of Alcaraz. This whole city was thought out from a strategic point of view. This is a 13th-century defensive building that served as a defensive fortress for the city. Because of its l…

  • 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…


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