The remains of this monument (only the base of the pillars stand today) are found close to the Puente de Alcántara and ... More
The remains of this monument (only the base of the pillars stand today) are found close to the Puente de Alcántara and below the Infantry Academy on opposite banks of the river. There are four pillars, two on either side, that served as buttresses for the monumental arches that transported water from the Alcantarilla dam in the village of Mazarambroz over the gorge and into Toledo. This incredible example of Roman engineering was of such high quality that it was in use for almost 1000 years, well into the 9th century AD.
This square is the central point of the city where locals and visitors get the chance to meet. The main
streets of the old part of town start here and lead tourists to the principal historical sites. You can ...
A stroll along the Toledo valley offers fantastic views of the city. The Piedra del Rey Moro (The Moorish King's
Rock) above the ermita de la Virgen del Valle is a particularly beautiful spot, although it involves a bit ...
A cigarral is a private estate in Toledo located on the area surrounding the city on the other side of
the river. It perhaps owes its name to the many singing cicadas (cigarras in Spanish) found in summertime, and ...