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  • Puerta de Alfonso VI gate. Toledo.

    Art | Monuments

    … Calle Alfonso VI s/n. 45003. Toledo. (Castile-La Mancha) 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) 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) 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) 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 | 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: 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. …

  • Santiago del Arrabal Church. Toledo.

    Art | Monuments

    … Calle Real del Arrabal. 45003. Toledo. (Castile-La Mancha) 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…

  • Church of Santo Tomé. Toledo.

    Art | Monuments

    … Plaza del Conde 4. 45002. Toledo. (Castile-La Mancha) Fax.: +34 925251232 | E-mail: 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…

  • Cristo de la Luz mosque. Toledo.

    Art | Monuments

    … Calle Cristo de la Luz, 22. 45002. Toledo. (Castile-La Mancha) 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) 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: 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) 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…

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