A town of much economic potential, whose foundation dates back to Roman times. Its main monument is the Collegiate Church of Santísimo Sacramento, from the 16th century, which has a magnificent façade and a wonderful high reredos. Another building of interest is the convent of the Franciscan Conceptionists, declared to be a monument in 1981. Built on the remains of the old palace of Don Pedro I of Castile, from the 14th century, it consists of a double gallery around which stand the palace and the church. Also outstanding is the hospital of La Caridad or Santísima Trinidad, declared to be of Cultural Heritage. A Renaissance building erected in the 16th century, especially striking is its chapel of Cristo de la Sangre.