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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. …

  • 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'.…

  • Guadamur Castle. Guadamur.

    Art | Monuments


    … Calle Jorge Manrique 8. 45160. Guadamur. Toledo. (Castile-La Mancha) E-mail: turismoguadamur@gmail.com. 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 centu…

  • Oropesa Castle. Oropesa.

    Art | Monuments


    … Plaza del Palacio 1. 45560. Oropesa. Toledo. (Castile-La Mancha) http://www.turismocastillalamancha.com. A Christian military fortress. The whole site lies inside the defensive walls surrounding the old town of Oropesa. It is now a Parador hotel. This is a 13th-century four-sided Christian castle bu…

  • San Servando Castle. Toledo.

    Art | Monuments


    … Carretera de Circunvalación -Frente al Puente de Alcántara. 45006. Toledo. (Castile-La Mancha) The Bishop of Tenorio's castle. This castle was built as a monastery according to an order by Alfonso VI in honour of the saints Servando and Germano. But due to the fact that it is close to the Alcántara …

  • 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 …

  • 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…

  • 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 …

  • 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) E-mail: patrimonio@catedralprimada.es. www.catedralprimada.es. 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 celebratio…

  • Tavera Hospital. Toledo.

    Art | Museums


    … Calle Duque de Lerma, 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 R…

  • Museum of Visigothic Councils and Culture. Toledo.

    Art | Museums


    … Plaza de San Román s/n. 45002. Toledo. (Castile-La Mancha) http://www.toledo-turismo.com/es/concilios_72. 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 sit…

  • Santísimo Sacramento Collegiate Church. Torrijos.

    Art | Monuments


    … Plaza del Doctor Cifuentes. 45500. Torrijos. Toledo. (Castile-La Mancha) www.torrijos.es. 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 certainty who created it, although everything poi…

  • 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.turismotalavera.com. Transitional Gothic. A flamboyant rose window stands out on its Gothic-Mudejar façade. It is a 13th-century Gothic church. It h…

  • 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…

  • Escalona Fortress. Escalona.

    Art | Monuments


    … Carretera de Toledo a Ávila. 45910. Escalona. Toledo. (Castile-La Mancha) www.escalonaturismo.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, with Mudejar layouts, on the site of an old Medieval fo…

  • Cristo de la Luz mosque. Toledo.

    Art | Monuments


    … Calle Carmelitas Descalzas, 10. 45002. Toledo. (Castile-La Mancha) http://www.toledo-turismo.com/es/mezquita-del-cristo-de-la-luz_244. 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 sta…

  • Monastery of San Juan de los Reyes. Toledo.

    Art | Monuments


    … Calle San Juan de los Reyes s/n. 45002. Toledo. (Castile-La Mancha) E-mail: sanjuandelosreyes@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…

  • 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…

  • Cárdenas Palace. Ocaña.

    Art | Monuments


    … Plaza de Gutierre de Cárdenas s/n. 45300. Ocaña. Toledo. (Castile-La Mancha) www.ocana.es. 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 arranged around a central …

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • Ruins of the city of Vascos. Navalmoralejo.

    Art | Monuments


    … Finca Las Cucañas. 45573. Navalmoralejo. Toledo. (Castile-La Mancha) E-mail: ciudaddevascos@gmail.com. http://www.ciudaddevascos.com. 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…

  • 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…


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