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  • 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…

  • Dulcinea del Toboso House-Museum. Toboso, El.

    Art | Museums


    … Calle Don Quijote 1. 45820. Toboso, El. Toledo. (Castile-La Mancha) Fax.: + 34 925197288 | E-mail: oficinadeturismo@eltoboso.es. http://www.eltoboso.es/. Tradition has it that this house belonged to Doña Ana Martínez Zarco de Morales, identified as Dulcinea in the novel Don Quixote. The museum is de…

  • Santa Cruz Museum. Toledo.

    Art | Museums


    … Calle Miguel de Cervantes, 3. 45001. Toledo. (Castile-La Mancha) E-mail: museodesantacruz@jccm.es. http://www.patrimoniohistoricoclm.es/museo-de-santa-cruz/el-museo/. Located in the former Santa Cruz Hospital. The outstanding features of this 16th-century building are its Plateresque façade and its …

  • Ruiz de Luna Pottery Museum. Talavera de la Reina.

    Art | Museums


    … Calle de San Agustín s/n. 45600. Talavera de la Reina. Toledo. (Castile-La Mancha) Fax.: +34 925800149 | http://www.turismocastillalamancha.com/arte-cultura/museos/toledo/museo-de-ceramica-ruiz-de-luna/. Visitors can see pieces from the 14th century to the present. The museum offers a panorama of th…

  • Cathedral Treasure-Museum. Toledo.

    Art | Museums


    … Calle Cardenal Cisneros s/n. 45002. Toledo. (Castile-La Mancha) E-mail: turismo@catedralprimada.es. http://www.catedralprimada.es. Located in the Cathedral, it includes several interesting areas, such as the Treasury-Reliquary, Chapter House, Sacristy, Choir and Chancel. Inside the Treasury chapel, …

  • Toledo Army Museum. Toledo.

    Art | Museums


    … Calle Unión, s/n. 45001. Toledo. (Castile-La Mancha) Fax.: +34 925238915 | E-mail: museje@et.mde.es. http://www.museo.ejercito.es/. Situated in the Alcázar fortress in Toledo, it houses large collections starting from the 19th century until today. The collections include: knives, swords, firearms, a…

  • Sephardic Museum. Toledo.

    Art | Museums


    … Calle Samuel Leví, s/n. 45002. Toledo. (Castile-La Mancha) Fax.: +34 925215831 | E-mail: museo.msefardi@mcu.es. http://museosefardi.mcu.es/. Spanish-Jewish art. Located in the El Tránsito Synagogue, the site is evidence of the rich heritage of the Jewish civilisation. A visit to the museum offers a …

  • El Greco Museum. Toledo.

    Art | Museums


    … Paseo Tránsito, s/n. 45002. Toledo. (Castile-La Mancha) Fax.: +34 925225831 | E-mail: museodelgreco@mecd.es. http://museodelgreco.mcu.es/. The life and work of a brilliant painter. This museum has an extensive collection of paintings by this artist of the Spanish Golden Age. Opened in 1911, the muse…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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'.…

  • 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 …

  • 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…


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