An architectural jewel of the Spanish Gothic style whose outstanding features are the cloisters and the arched galleries. The ... More
Monasterio de San Juan de los Reyes
An architectural jewel of the Spanish Gothic style whose outstanding features are the cloisters and the arched galleries. The ground floor houses numerous sculptures along with some fine carved stone reliefs depicting images of animals and vegetation. The upper story has a richly decorated mudejar-style ceiling. The church's interior is a riot of decor containing delicate arches, coats-of-arms, huge eagles and a star-shaped dome. You'll find it by Puerta del Cambron gate. It was commissioned by the Catholic Monarchs to commemorate Spanish victory over King Alfonso of Portugal in 1476.
A favorite stop for tourists, this marvelous cathedral was built in 1592, on the same site of the previous cathedral
that was destroyed by a hurricane around 1584. Located on Calle Cristo, this gothic and neoclassical structure is situated ...
This 16th century hospital still fulfils its original purpose: to cure the sick. It's worth visiting both the beautiful Renaissance
style patios inside, with their trees, frescoes and ceramic tiles. The rest of the building is for the use ...
This valley is literally a natural history museum for its conservation of the ruins of 12 sugar mills from the
19th century. The plantation's large belfries, mills, huts, instruments for work and slave torture remain amid the aged trees ...