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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 …

  • 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…

  • 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 …

  • 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, …

  • 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 …

  • 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 …

  • 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 …

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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 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 …

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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,…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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…


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