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  • 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 …

  • 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. …

  • 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…

  • 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 …

  • 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…

  • 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,…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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 …

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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, …

  • 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…

  • 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 …

  • 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 …

  • 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…

  • 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 …