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View of the Alcázar fortress in Segovia, Castile and Leon

Some of the best European monuments are to be found in Spain

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Thousands of years of history and diverse cultures have left Spain with a large number of monuments from different periods and styles, which are perfect places to wander around and discover their secrets while you let yourself be transported back in time and enjoy a unique experience in each one of them. Make sure you see some of Europe’s most beautiful monuments that are to be found in Spain.

  • Sunset over the Mosque-Cathedral and Roman bridge of Cordoba, Andalusia

    The Mosque-Cathedral, Cordoba

    Construction began in 784 on what is one of the most important symbols of Islamic architecture in Spain, a World Heritage Site, and the most important in western Islam. This enormous monument was for many years the second largest mosque in the world, and here you will travel back in time through different architectural styles.

  • La Sagrada Familia, Barcelona

    Located in the centre of Barcelona, this Basilica is architect Antoni Gaudí’s masterpiece, and the greatest example of Catalan modernism. An authentic work of art with its own unique style, it has been under construction since 1882 and is the second most visited church in all of Europe.

  • The Alcázar fortress of Segovia, Segovia

    Built at the beginning of the 12th century, this medieval castle is one of the most distinctive in the world. A unique piece of medieval Spanish architecture that symbolises the old city of Segovia. A place that once was the palace of the Kings of Castile, where you can still feel the magic of the Middle Ages.

  • Royal Palace in Madrid, Region of Madrid

    The Royal Palace, Madrid

    This is one of the few official royal residences open to the public. It’s the largest palace in Western Europe and one of the largest in the world, thanks to its 135,000 square metres and 3,418 rooms. The Throne Room, the Royal Armoury and the Salón de Gasparini are some of the places that you can visit.

You can find all kinds of monuments in Spain, places with distinct styles and cultures waiting to welcome you. Come and discover them!

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