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  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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 …

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • Museum of Visigothic Councils and Culture. Toledo.

    Art | Museums


    … Calle San Román s/n. 45002. Toledo. (Castile-La Mancha) www.toledo-turismo.com. Visigoth art and culture. The museum contains treasures and replicas from this civilisation, which for centuries had its centre in Toledo. The 13th-century Mudéjar church of San Román is the site of this museum which is …

  • Tavera Hospital. Toledo.

    Art | Museums


    … Calle Cardenal Tavera, 2. 45003. Toledo. (Castile-La Mancha) Fax.: +34 925250782 | E-mail: hospitaltavera@fundacionmedinaceli.org. http://es.fundacionmedinaceli.org/monumentos/hospital/index.aspx. This museum is located in the former Cardenal Tavera Hospital, a 16th-century building. The building's …

  • Toledo Royal Foundation Museum - Victorio Macho Museum. Toledo.

    Art | Museums


    … Plaza de Victorio Macho 2. 45002. Toledo. (Castile-La Mancha) E-mail: rftoledo@realfundaciontoledo.es. www.realfundaciontoledo.es. This museum is located on a unique promontory that overlooks the Tagus River and affords spectacular views. It contains sculptures and drawings by the artist Victorio Ma…

  • The Cathedral's Tapestry and Textile Museum. Toledo.

    Art | Museums


    … Plaza de Infantes 11. Toledo. (Castile-La Mancha) The collection includes tapestries and textiles from Toledo Cathedral. The exhibition features many tapestries, including 24 which until now have only been displayed during the celebration of Corpus Christi. The tapestries were created between the 16…


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