This stronghold was built by Alfonso VI on a hill high above the city on the site of the ruins of a Muslim fort. It is ... More
Alcázar de Toledo
This stronghold was built by Alfonso VI on a hill high above the city on the site of the ruins of a Muslim fort. It is rectangular in structure and flanked by four square towers. The facade presents rows of balconies and windows and a walkway with banisters. Alsonso de Covarrubias was responsible for the picturesque gateway. Nowadays, it is not only the home of the Museo del Ejercito (Army Museum), but also houses the Regional Library which holds important collections and archives. The library has all the latest technology and provides computer terminals for Internet access for library users.
The baroque shrine's holding images of San Isidro and Santa María de la Cabeza make this nine arched bridge over
the River Manzanares the most attractive in Madrid. It's closed to traffic so you can enjoy walking over it ...
This gate was attached to the old city walls and marked the southern limit of the medieval town. It was
the start of the old road to Toledo and is now the way out to new residential districts on ...
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 ...