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  • Ciudad Encantada (Enchanted City).


    … Carretera CM-2104, kilómetro 19. 16146. Término de Valdecabras (Serranía de Cuenca). Cuenca. (Castile-La Mancha) E-mail: info@ciudadencantada.es. http://www.ciudadencantada.es/. This natural place situated in Cuenca, in a canyon that is almost 1,500 metres above sea level, is characterised by its cu…

  • Palace of the Marquis of Santa Cruz gardens. Viso del Marqués.

    Art | Historic gardens


    … Plaza del Pradillo 12. 13770. Viso del Marqués. Ciudad Real. (Castile-La Mancha) Fax.: +34 926336595 | Next to the Palace is a beautiful small garden, modern but with a classic look: highly compartmentalised by box hedges and sculpted cypress; a beautiful fountain with a round basin, also surrounded…

  • Solana de las Covachas Caves. Nerpio.

    Art, World Heritage | Monuments, Cultural 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…

  • El Tolmo de Minateda Archaeological Park. Hellín.

    Art, World Heritage | Monuments, Cultural 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…

  • Alcaraz Plaza Mayor Square. Alcaraz.

    Art | Monuments


    … 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…

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

    Art | Monuments


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

  • San Juan Bautista Cathedral. Albacete.

    Art | Monuments


    … Plaza de la Virgen de los Llanos s/n. 02001. Albacete. (Castile-La Mancha) E-mail: info@oficinaturismoalbacete.es. http://www.turismocastillalamancha.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 t…

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

    Art | Monuments


    … 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 …

  • Puerta de Toledo Gate. Ciudad Real.

    Art | Monuments


    … Plaza de la Puerta de Toledo. 13003. Ciudad Real. (Castile-La Mancha) Fax.: +34 926216640 | E-mail: turismo@ayto-ciudadreal.es. http://ciudadreal.es/. Relics of Arab history. This gate is all that remains of the Royal Citadel of Ciudad Real. It dates from the 14th century. It has 6 arches (the 2 ext…

  • Almadén Mines. Almadén.

    Art, World Heritage, Nature | Monuments, Cultural Heritage, Tourism caves


    … Almadén. Ciudad Real. (Castile-La Mancha) Fax.: +34 926265008 | E-mail: reservas@mayasa.es. http://www.parqueminerodealmaden.es/. Almadén Mines, en Ciudad Real, are part of the "Mercury Heritage: Almadén and Idrija", declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO. They are the largest mercury sites in the…

  • Calatrava la Vieja Castle. Carrión de Calatrava.

    Art | Monuments


    … Carretera Nacional 420, de Ciudad Real a Carrión de Calatrava. 13150. Carrión de Calatrava. Ciudad Real. (Castile-La Mancha) http://www.turismocastillalamancha.com. It is Arab in origin. The building incorporates a major water defence system, in combination with various walls and barriers. The Guadi…

  • Santa María de Prado Cathedral. Ciudad Real.

    Art | Monuments


    … Jardín del Prado. 13001. Ciudad Real. (Castile-La Mancha) http://www.ciudadreal.es/. The Cathedral of military orders. It is a transitional Gothic building, although its origins go back to a Romanesque shrine. It has been restored several times, the most recent one giving it its current appearance. …

  • San Pedro Parish Church. Ciudad Real.

    Art | Monuments


    … Calle General Rey 1. 13001. Ciudad Real. (Castile-La Mancha) E-mail: parroquiasanpedro@parroquiasanpedro.com. www.parroquiasanpedro.com. A Gothic church. This is the oldest church in Ciudad Real and one of the most important ecclesiastical buildings in the county. It dates from the 15th century and …

  • Peña Escrita Prehistoric Cave. Fuencaliente.

    Art | Monuments


    … Carretera Nacional 420, de Ciudad Real a Nacional 420, de Ciudad Real a Fuencaliente. 13130. Fuencaliente. Ciudad Real. (Castile-La Mancha) Fax.: +34 926470268 | E-mail: aytofuen@yahoo.es. http://www.fuencaliente.net. Cave paintings. This is a cave with paintings of between 20 and 30 centimetres. Th…

  • La Batanera Prehistoric Cave. Fuencaliente.

    Art | Monuments


    … Carretera Nacional 420, de Ciudad Real a Fuencaliente. 13130. Fuencaliente. Ciudad Real. (Castile-La Mancha) Fax.: +34 926470268 | E-mail: oficina.turismo@fuencaliente.es. www.fuencaliente.es. Area of prehistoric paintings. It is just 1 kilometre from Peña Escrita, a similar cave. It forms part of t…

  • La Peña del Escrito Rock Shelter. Villar del Humo.

    Art, World Heritage | Monuments, Cultural Heritage


    … 16370. Villar del Humo. Cuenca. (Castile-La Mancha) E-mail: villaturcuenca@gmail.com. http://www.villaturcuenca.com/. Cave paintings in Villar del Humo. Villar del Humo is the most westerly point in the Mediterranean Basin designated area. The mountain engineer, E. O’Kelly, discovered this post-Pala…

  • Cuenca Town Hall. Cuenca.

    Art | Monuments


    … Plaza Mayor 1. 16001. Cuenca. (Castile-La Mancha) http://www.turismocuenca.com. The building is two storeys high, resting on a triple arcade of semicircular arches, crowned by a coat of arms. The façade that faces the mains square (Plaza Mayor) is the most profusely decorated. The other façade faces…

  • Cuenca Castle. Cuenca.

    Art | Monuments


    … 16001. Cuenca. (Castile-La Mancha) E-mail: ofi.turismo@cuenca.es. http://www.turismocastillalamancha.es. Almost nothing remains of the ancient Arabian city wall and very little remains of the impregnable Christian fortress, which underwent its last change during the era of Felipe (Philip) II. There …

  • Nuestra Señora de las Angustias Shrine. Cuenca.

    Art | Monuments


    … Bajada de las Angustias s/n. 16001. Cuenca. (Castile-La Mancha) www.turismocastillalamancha.com. Nuestra Señora de las Angustias hermitage can be reached from Pilares street along a wonderful walk. The hermitage is dedicated to the patron saint of the diocese and is extremely popular. This small and…

  • San Pablo Convent. Cuenca.

    Art | Monuments


    … Paseo Hoz del Huécar s/n. 16001. Cuenca. (Castile-La Mancha) Fax.: +34 969232534 | E-mail: cuenca@parador.es. www.parador.es. An old convent with Gothic church. Located opposite the Hanging Houses. It is now home to the Parador Hotel. The views of Cuenca from San Pablo Convent are spectacular, with …

  • Virgen de la Luz Church. Cuenca.

    Art | Monuments


    … Calle San Lázaro s/n. 16001. Cuenca. (Castile-La Mancha) http://www.turismocastillalamancha.com. Also known as San Antón (city's patron saint), this beautiful building is owned by the council. The church was built in the 16th century and was finished in the 18th century by Martín de la Aldehuela. Ma…

  • San Miguel Church. Cuenca.

    Art | Monuments


    … Bajada de San Miguel s/n. 16001. Cuenca. (Castile-La Mancha) www.turismocastillalamancha.com. There are three access areas to San Miguel Descent, a large series of steps over the river Júcar leading to the church of the same name, which is a magnificent building from the latter end of the 13th centu…

  • San Bartolomé Church. Belmonte.

    Art | Monuments


    … Calle de la Iglesia s/n. 16640. Belmonte. Cuenca. (Castile-La Mancha) Fax.: +34 967170412 | E-mail: visitalacolegiata@hotmail.com. www.turismocastillalamancha.com. The legacy of the Marquis of Villena. Inside are the tombs of the family of the Marquis of Villena. It is large, with 3 naves, a polygon…

  • Uclés Monastery. Uclés.

    Art | Monuments


    … Calle Castillo s/n. 16452. Ucles. Uclés. Cuenca. (Castile-La Mancha) E-mail: monasterioucles@gmail.com. http://www.monasterioucles.com/. The Escorial of La Mancha. The monastery is located within the fortress of Uclés (12th century) which was built on a vast swathe of land: one square kilometre surr…


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