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  • Ruins of the city of Vascos. Navalmoralejo.

    Art | Monuments


    … Finca Las Cucañas. 45573. Navalmoralejo. Toledo. (Castile-La Mancha) E-mail: director.patrimonio@jccm.es. www.diputoledo.es. Hispano-Muslim city. The laying out of Vascos began in the 9th century, with the fortress built on the remains of a previous tower going back to the time of the Roman empire. …

  • Puerta de Alfonso VI gate. Toledo.

    Art | Monuments


    … Calle Alfonso VI s/n. 45003. Toledo. (Castile-La Mancha) www.toledo-turismo.com. Also known as the Puerta Vieja de Bisagra (old Bisagra gate). These are the only surviving remains of the Arab wall. The Puerta de Alfonso VI gate is the only surviving part of the Arab wall. It was once the main entran…

  • Puerta del Sol Square. Toledo.

    Art | Monuments


    … Calle Carretas s/n. 45003. Toledo. (Castile-La Mancha) www.toledo-turismo.com. Caballeros Hospitalarios (Knights Hospitaller) gateway. It was built in the 13th century by the Knights Hospitaller as an entry point into the city through the city walls. The gateway is rectangular with a semicircular to…

  • Santa María La Blanca synagogue. Toledo.

    Art | Monuments


    … Calle Reyes Católicos 4. 45002. Toledo. (Castile-La Mancha) www.toledo-turismo.com. This Mudéjar construction was built in 1180. It has five naves separated by pillars supporting horseshoe arches. In the 15th century it was converted into a church, although today it is simply a monument which is ope…

  • Nueva de Bisagra Gate. Toledo.

    Art | Monuments


    … Calle Puerta de Bisagra s/n. 45003. Toledo. (Castile-La Mancha) www.toledo-turismo.com/. Of Arab origin, it was rebuilt by Alonso de Covarrubias in Renaissance-style, back in the 16th century. It has two sides. The one that faces the city opens up with a semicircular arch, flanked by two square towe…

  • 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…

  • 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. …

  • 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'.…

  • 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…

  • Santa María la Mayor Church. Talavera de la Reina.

    Art | Monuments


    … Plaza del Pan s/n. 45600. Talavera de la Reina. Toledo. (Castile-La Mancha) Fax.: +34 925806614 | E-mail: oficinaturismo@aytotalaveradelareina.es. www.talavera.org/turismo/. Transitional Gothic. A flamboyant rose window stands out on its Gothic-Mudejar façade. It is a 13th-century Gothic church. It …

  • Santiago del Arrabal Church. Toledo.

    Art | Monuments


    … Calle Real del Arrabal. 45003. Toledo. (Castile-La Mancha) http://www.toledo-turismo.com. Considered one of the most striking Mudejar temples in Toledo. This church was built with brick and coursed masonry. The church's tower dates from the 12th century and has a square floor plan. The church itself…

  • Escalona Fortress. Escalona.

    Art | Monuments


    … Carretera de Toledo a Ávila. 45910. Escalona. Toledo. (Castile-La Mancha) Fax.: +34 925781212 | E-mail: ayuntamiento@escalona.es. www.ayto-escalona.com. Sentinel of Alberche. The castle-palace of Don Álvaro de Luna is a large fortified palace with a church inside. It was built in the 15th century, w…

  • Church of Santo Tomé. Toledo.

    Art | Monuments


    … Plaza del Conde 4. 45002. Toledo. (Castile-La Mancha) Fax.: +34 925251232 | E-mail: santotome@santotome.org. www.santotome.org. Church with a Mudéjar tower dating from the 14th century. It is home to the famous painting by El Greco, the Burial of the Count of Orgaz. The church dates from the 12th ce…

  • 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…

  • Santiago Church. Talavera de la Reina.

    Art | Monuments


    … Calle Mesones s/n. 45600. Talavera de la Reina. Toledo. (Castile-La Mancha) E-mail: oficinadeturismo@aytotalaveradelareina.es. www.talavera.org/turismo/. Mudejar church. It has Gothic influences. This church in the Mudejar style is from the 14th century. Its most outstanding elements are the rose wi…

  • Carranque Archaeological Park. Carranque.

    Art | Monuments


    … Carretera Carranque-Madrid, km. 34. 45216. Carranque. Toledo. (Castile-La Mancha) E-mail: info@parquearqueologico.org. http://www.parquearqueologico.org/. The Carranque Archaeological Park can be reached in under an hour by car from Madrid and Toledo. This Roman site dates from the 4th century AD an…

  • Cristo de la Luz mosque. Toledo.

    Art | Monuments


    … Calle Cristo de la Luz, 22. 45002. Toledo. (Castile-La Mancha) www.toledo-turismo.com. Image of the rescued Christ. It dates from the year 999 and remains intact to this day. It was consecrated as a Christian place of worship in the 12th century. A statue of Christ that had been concealed within a b…

  • Fuensalida Palace. Toledo.

    Art | Monuments


    … Plaza del Conde 2. 45002. Toledo. (Castile-La Mancha) www.toledo-turismo.com. Isabel of Portugal's last residence (wife of Charles V). Built in the fifteenth century by the first count of Fuensalida. The house's heraldic shields appear on the building's façade. It is one of the finest examples of pa…

  • Monastery of San Juan de los Reyes. Toledo.

    Art | Monuments


    … Calle Reyes Católicos 17. 45002. Toledo. (Castile-La Mancha) E-mail: monumento@sanjuandelosreyes.org. www.sanjuandelosreyes.org. Built to commemorate the victory at the Battle of Toro. It was commissioned by the Catholic Monarchs in thanks for the victory at the Battle of Toro. It has a single nave,…

  • San Martín Bridge. Toledo.

    Art | Monuments


    … Al oeste del casco antiguo de la ciudad (Debajo del Monasterio de San Juan de los Reyes). 45001. Toledo. (Castile-La Mancha) http://www.toledo-turismo.com/. One of the most beautiful sunsets in Spain (Toledo). Built in the Middle Ages and dating to around the 13th century, the bridge was later rebui…

  • Alcántara Bridge. Toledo.

    Art | Monuments


    … Calle Gerardo Lobo s/n. 45001. Toledo. (Castile-La Mancha) www.toledo-turismo.com. National Monument bridge. Roman in origin and reconstructed during the Almanzor period. One of the entrances to the town. During the Middle Ages merchandise and people went through this entrance to keep control of who…

  • Puerta del Cambrón gate. Toledo.

    Art | Monuments


    … Paseo de Recaredo s/n. 45002. Toledo. (Castile-La Mancha) http://www.toledo-turismo.com/. It was also historically known as the gate of the Jews. This gate owes its name to the spiny buckthorn bushes all around it which are known in Spanish as cambroneras. It is built over the remains of a Visigoth …

  • Ocaña Plaza Mayor Square. Ocaña.

    Art | Monuments


    … Plaza Mayor. 45300. Ocaña. Toledo. (Castile-La Mancha) Fax.: +34 925120969 | www.aytoocana.com. Artistic and urban centre. The main roads around Ocaña converge in this square, where the Town Hall is situated. It is a Baroque square with a rectangular layout that, in fact, is almost square. It was bu…

  • Cárdenas Palace. Ocaña.

    Art | Monuments


    … Plaza de Gutierre de Cárdenas s/n. 45300. Ocaña. Toledo. (Castile-La Mancha) Fax.: +34 925120969 | www.aytoocana.com. Renaissance palace. Its Gothic main front and the flat decorated polychrome ceilings are interesting. Cardenas Palace is in Renaissance style. Its floor plan is rectangular and it is…