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  • 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…

  • 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. …

  • Corral de Comedias theatre. Almagro.

    Art | Monuments


    … Plaza Mayor 18. 13270. Almagro. Ciudad Real. (Castile-La Mancha) Fax.: +34 926860717 | E-mail: info@ciudad-almagro.com. http://www.ciudad-almagro.com/. An outstanding setting. This is the only theatre that still conserves its original 17th-century structure. The venue was created as an inn and a the…

  • 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…

  • Convent of Justinianas de Jesús y María. Huete.

    Art | Monuments


    … Avenida de José Antonio, s/n. 16500. Huete. Cuenca. (Castile-La Mancha) E-mail: cultura@huete.org. http://www.turismocastillalamancha.com/. The former convent of Justinianas, also known as the convent of El Cristo, has a doorway in the Mannerist style attributed to Andrés de Vandelvira, a lovely Ren…

  • Convent of the Carmelitas Descalzas Nuns. Cuenca.

    Art | Monuments


    … Ronda de Julián Romero 18. 16001. Cuenca. (Castile-La Mancha) Fax.: +34 969220739 | www.turismocastillalamancha.com. The current site of the Menéndez Pelayo International University was a building that the Carmelite order of nuns bought in 1622 from Fernando Ruíz de Alarcón for a total of nine-hundr…

  • Hanging Houses. Cuenca.

    Art | Monuments


    … Calle Obispo Valero. 16001. Cuenca. (Castile-La Mancha) E-mail: ofi.turismo@cuenca.es. http://turismo.cuenca.es.   The whole face of the Huécar Gorge was once lined with hanging houses. Today only three remain, and these were thoroughly restored at the beginning of the 20th century. They are in the …

  • 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 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 …

  • San Julián Seminary. Cuenca.

    Art | Monuments


    … Plaza de la Merced s/n. 16001. Cuenca. (Castile-La Mancha) E-mail: info@turismocuenca.com. www.turismocuenca.com. It was built in 1745 on the remains of the palace of the Marquis of Siruela. Especially outstanding are its Baroque façade and magnificent Gothic altarpiece, work of Maestro de Horcajo.…

  • Archaeological site of Recópolis. Zorita de los Canes.

    Art | Monuments


    … Carretera de Almoguera, s/n. 19119. Zorita de los Canes. Guadalajara. (Castile-La Mancha) E-mail: info@recopolis.com. http://www.recopolis.com. Defensive walls, a church, a palace-basilica and various other archaeological remains of what was once one of the most important cities in the Visigothic ki…

  • Infantado Palace. Guadalajara.

    Art | Monuments


    … Plaza de los Caídos s/n. 19001. Guadalajara. (Castile-La Mancha) E-mail: museo-guadalajara@jccm.es. http://www.patrimoniohistoricoclm.es. The Mendoza family, the bearers of the title of dukes of El Infantado, embodied all their power in this building, which is the most representative property in the…

  • Ducal Palace of Pastrana. Pastrana.

    Art | Monuments


    … Plaza de la Hora s/n. 19100. Pastrana. Guadalajara. (Castile-La Mancha) http://www.pastrana.org/. Renaissance palace. The Ducal Palace of Pastrana was designed by Alonso de Covarrubias. This is demonstrated by its doorway, which is a reproduction of the one on the Alcázar fortress in Toledo. This Re…

  • Toledo Cathedral. Toledo.

    Art | Monuments


    … Plaza del Ayuntamiento. 45002. Toledo. (Castile-La Mancha) Fax.: +34 925253400 | E-mail: info@catedralprimada.es. http://www.catedralprimada.es. An excellent example of Spanish Gothic art. The temple dates back many centuries, but has only existed as a Christian church since the nineteenth century. …

  • Santísimo Sacramento Collegiate Church. Torrijos.

    Art | Monuments


    … Plaza del Doctor Cifuentes. 45500. Torrijos. Toledo. (Castile-La Mancha) E-mail: alcaldia@ayto-torrijos.com. www.ayto-torrijos.com. From Gothic to Renaissance. It was built on the site of an old mosque. The tower replaced an old minaret. It was built in the 16th century. It is not known with certain…

  • The Cerro Calderico ridge and its twelve windmills. Consuegra.

    Art | Monuments


    … Calle Cerro Calderico. Consuegra. Toledo. (Castile-La Mancha) Fax.: +34 925475731 | E-mail: ofturismo@aytoconsuegra.es. http://www.consuegra.es/. Windmills such as these in Consuegra inspired Miguel de Cervantes to create the famous episode of the battle against the giants in his work 'Don Quixote'.…

  • Alcázar fortress in Toledo. Toledo.

    Art | Monuments


    … C/ Unión, s/n. 45001. Toledo. (Castile-La Mancha) Fax.: +34 925238915 | E-mail: museje@et.mde.es. http://www.museo.ejercito.es. It is today the site of the city's Army Museum. Its construction dates from Roman times. During the reigns of Alfonso VI and Alfonso X 'the Wise' it was rebuilt and became …

  • Santa María de Melque Church. San Martín de Montalbán.

    Art | Monuments


    … 45165. San Martín de Montalbán. Toledo. (Castile-La Mancha) www.sanmartindemontalban.com. Mozarab church. In the courtyard of the larger of the buildings making up the old monastery, the church of Santa María de Melque was built. It has always been considered a Mozarab-style church from the 9th cent…

  • Guadamur Castle. Guadamur.

    Art | Monuments


    … Calle Jorge Manrique 8. 45160. Guadamur. Toledo. (Castile-La Mancha) Fax.: +34 925291624 | www.turismocastillalamancha.com . A lovely fortress in Toledo. This is a magnificent example of a 15th-century fortress with an Italian influence in the Toledo area. It was built in the 15th century by Pedro L…

  • El Tránsito synagogue. Toledo.

    Art | Monuments


    … Calle Samuel Leví s/n. 45002. Toledo. (Castile-La Mancha) Fax.: +34 925215831 | http://museosefardi.mcu.es. Mudéjar art in El Tránsito synagogue. The El Tránsito synagogue is the common name for the synagogue of Samuel ha-Leví, and is the most important example of Spanish-Jewish art in existence. It…

  • San Juan Bautista Cathedral. Albacete.

    Art | Monuments


    … 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…

  • 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 …

  • 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…

  • Alcaraz Castle. Alcaraz.

    Art | Monuments


    … 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…


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