Spain Tourist Attractions

    MADRID - GRAN VIA

    The Gran Va street is an urban esplanade in central Madrid Spain. It leads from Calle de Alcal close to Plaza de Cibeles to Plaza de Espaa

    Templo de Debod

    The Temple of Debod is an ancient Egyptian temple that was dismantled and rebuilt in Madrid Spain.

    San Jernimo el Real

    San Jernimo el Real is a Roman Catholic church from the early 16th-century in central Madrid. The church which has undergone numerous remodelings and restorations over the centuries is the remaining structure of the Hieronymite monastery that once stood beside the royal palace of Buen Retiro of which a portion now serves as the Prado museum. Its pr..

    Casa de las Conchas

    The Casa de las Conchas is a historical building in Salamanca central Spain. It currently houses a public library. It was built from 1493 to 1517 by Rodrigo Arias de Maldonado a knight of the Order of Santiago de Compostela and a professor in the University of Salamanca. Its most peculiar feature is the faade mixing late Gothic and Plateresque styl..

    Church of San Nicolas of Madrid

    Officially confirmed as the oldest church in the city San Nicols still retains a slightly renovated 12th-century Mudjar bell tower built by Muslims under Christian rule though the rest of the church was reconstructed 3 centuries later. The tiny interior contains paintings by Pedro de Mena and sculptures by Nicols Busi.

    Paseo del Prado

    The Paseo del Prado is one of the main boulevards in Madrid Spain. It runs northsouth between the Plaza de Cibeles and the Plaza del Emperador Carlos V with the Plaza de Cnovas del Castillo lying approximately in the middle. The Paseo del Prado forms the southern end of the citys central axis. It enjoys the status of Bien de Inters Cultural.

    Royal Palace of Madrid

    The Royal Palace of Madrid is the official residence of the Spanish royal family at the city of Madrid although now used only for state ceremonies. The palace has 135000 square metres of floor space and contains 3418 rooms. It is the largest functioning royal palace and the largest by floor area in Europe.

    Monastery of San Juan de los Reyes

    The Monastery of San Juan de los Reyes is an Isabelline style Franciscan monastery in Toledo in Castile-La Mancha Spain built by the Catholic Monarchs.The Monastery of San Juan de los Reyes is an Isabelline style Franciscan monastery in Toledo in Castile-La Mancha Spain built by the Catholic Monarchs.

    Cathedral of Avila

    Built into the old ramparts of Avila this cold austere cathedral and fortress bridges the gap between the Romanesque and the Gothic and as such enjoys a certain distinction in Spanish architecture. One local writer compared it to a granite mountain. The interior is unusual built with a mottled red-and-white stone. Like most European cathedrals Avil..

    Alcazar Walls

    Seville Cathedral

    The Cathedral of Saint Mary of the See better known as Seville Cathedral is a Roman Catholic cathedral in Seville Andalusia Spain. It was registered in 1987 by UNESCO as a World Heritage Site along with the adjoining Alczar palace complex and the General Archive of the Indies. It is the fourth-largest church in the world as well as the largest Goth..

    Plaza de Espaa Seville

    The Plaza de Espaa is a plaza in the Parque de Mara Luisa in Seville Spain. It was built in 1928 for the Ibero-American Exposition of 1929. It is a landmark example of Regionalism Architecture mixing elements of the Baroque Revival Renaissance Revival and The Plaza de Espaa is a plaza in the Parque de Mara Luisa in Seville Spain. It was built in 19..

    Maria Luisa Park

    The Parque de Mara Luisa is a public park that stretches along the Guadalquivir River in Seville Spain. It is Sevilles principal green area.

    Triana Seville

    Triana is a neighbourhood and administrative district on the west bank of the Guadalquivir River in the city of Seville Spain. Like other neighborhoods that were historically separated from the main city it was known as an arrabal. Triana is located on a peninsula between two branches of the Guadalquivir narrowly linked to the mainland in the north..

    Archeological Museum of Seville

    The Archeological Museum of Seville is a museum in Seville southern Spain housed in the Pabelln del Renacimiento one of the pavilions designed by the architect Anbal Gonzlez. These pavilions at the Plaza de Espaa were created for the Ibero-American Exposition of 1929.

    Museum of Arts and Traditions of Sevilla

    The Museum of Arts and Popular Customs of Seville is a museum in Seville Andalusia Spain located in the Mara Luisa Park across the Plaza de Amrica from the Provincial Archeological Museum. The museum had 84496 visitors in 2007.

    Giralda

    The Giralda is the bell tower of Seville Cathedral in Seville Spain. It was built as the minaret for the Great Mosque of Seville in al-Andalus Moorish Spain during the reign of the Almohad dynasty with a Renaissance-style top added by the Catholics after the expulsion of the Muslims from the area. Dating from the Reconquest of 1248 to the 16th cent..

    Santa Cruz Seville

    Santa Cruz is the primary tourist neighborhood of Seville Spain and the former Jewish quarter of the medieval city. Santa Cruz is bordered by the Jardines de Murillo the Real Alczar Calle Mateos Gago and Calle Santa Mara La BlancaSan Jos. The neighbourhood is the location of many of Sevilles oldest churches and is home to the Cathedral of Seville i..

    Italica

    Italica north of modern-day Santiponce 9 km northwest of Seville in southern Spain was an Italic settlement founded by the Roman general Scipio in the province of Hispania Baetica. It was the birthplace of Roman Emperors Trajan Hadrian and Theodosius. It flourished under the reign of Hadrian becoming an elaborate urban centre and obtaining the high..

    Casa Palacio de Las Duenas

    Torre del Oro

    The Torre del Oro is a dodecagonal military watchtower in Seville southern Spain. It was erected by the Almohad Caliphate in order to control access to Seville via the Guadalquivir river.

    Plaza Mayor

    httpwww.h-plazamayor.com The hotel Plaza Mayor is located in an historical building with more than 200...

    Alczar of Seville

    The Royal Alczars of Seville historically known as al-Qasr al-Muriq and commonly known as the Alczar of Seville is a royal palace in Seville Spain built for the Christian king Peter of Castile. It was built by Castilian Christians on the site of an Abbadid Muslim alcazar or residential fortress destroyed after the Christian conquest of Seville. The..

    Alcazar of Jerez de la Frontera

    The Alczar of Jerez de la Frontera is a former Moorish alczar now housing a park in Jerez de la Frontera Andalusia Spain. It was declared a Bien de Inters Cultural in 1931. The first fortress was probably built in the 11th-century when Jerez was part of the small kingdom of the Taifa of Arcos de la Frontera on a site settled since prehistoric times..

    Cdiz Cathedral

    Cdiz Cathedral is a Roman Catholic church in Cdiz southern Spain and the seat of the Diocese of Cadiz y Ceuta. It was built between 1722 and 1838. The cathedral was declared Bien de Inters Cultural in 1931.

    Romera de El Roco

    The Romera de El Roco is a processionpilgrimage on the second day of Pentecost to the Hermitage of El Roco in the countryside of Almonte Province of Huelva Andalucia Spain in honor of the Virgin of El Roco. In recent years the Romera has brought t

    Plaza Patio de Banderas

    MosqueCathedral of Crdoba

    The MosqueCathedral of Crdoba officially known by its ecclesiastical name the Cathedral of Our Lady of the Assumption is the cathedral of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Crdoba dedicated to the Assumption of Mary and located in the Spanish region of Andalusia. Due to its status as a former Islamic place of worship it is also known as the Great Mosque..

    Plaza de Las Flores

    Alcazaba

    Mlaga Cathedral

    The Cathedral of Mlaga is a Roman Catholic church in the city of Mlaga in Andalusia in southern Spain. It is in the Renaissance architectural tradition. The cathedral is located within the limits defined by a now missing portion of the medieval Moorish walls the remains of which surround the nearby Alcazaba and the Castle of Gibralfaro. It was cons..

    Museo del Vidrio y Cristal de Mlaga

    The museum is located in a crefully restored 18th century house where we can browse through the history of humanity by means of the glass. Opening hours Tuesday to Sunday from 11am to 7pm.

    Castillo de Colomares

    Castillo de Colomares is a monument in the form of a castle dedicated to the life and adventures of Christopher Columbus. It was built near Benalmdena in Spain between 1987 and 1994. Covering an area of 1500 meters it is the largest monument in the world to the explorer but also contains the smallest church in the world covering an area of just 1.9..

    Museo Picasso Mlaga

    The Museo Picasso Mlaga is a museum in Mlaga Andalusia Spain the city where artist Pablo Ruiz Picasso was born. It opened in 2003 in the Buenavista Palace and has 285 works donated by members of Picassos family. In 2009 the Fundacin Paul Christine y Bernard Ruiz-Picasso that owned the collection merged with the Fundacin Museo Picasso Mlaga that ope..

    Parque De La Paloma

    Gibralfaro Castle

    On a hill overlooking Mlaga and the Mediterranean are the ruins of an ancient Moorish castle-fortress of unknown origin. It is near the government-run parador and might easily be tied in with a luncheon visit. Warning Do not walk to Gibralfaro Castle from town. Readers have reported muggings along the way and the area around the castle is dangerous..

    El Tajo

    Alhambra

    The Alhambra is a palace and fortress complex located in Granada Andalusia Spain. It was originally constructed as a small fortress in 889 CE on the remains of Roman fortifications and then largely ignored until its ruins were renovated and rebuilt in the mid-13th century by the Nasrid emir Mohammed ben Al-Ahmar of the Emirate of Granada who built ..

    Royal Chapel of Granada

    The Royal Chapel of Granada is an Isabelline style building constructed between 1505 and 1517 and originally integrated in the complex of the neighbouring Granada Cathedral. It is the burial place of the Spanish monarchs Queen Isabella I and King Ferdinand the Catholic Monarchs. Apart from these historical links this building also contains a galler..

    Granada Cathedral

    Granada Cathedral or the Cathedral of the Incarnation is a Roman Catholic church in the city of Granada capital of the province of the same name in the Autonomous Region of Andalusia Spain. The cathedral is the seat of the Archdiocese of Granada. Like many other cathedrals in Andalusia it was built on top of the citys main mosque after the conquest..

    Jardi del Turia

    LOceanogrfic

    LOceanogrfic is an oceanarium situated on the dry Turia River bed to the southeast of the city center of Valencia Spain where different marine habitats are represented. It was designed by the architect Flix Candela and the structural engineers Alberto Domingo and Carlos Lzaro. It is integrated inside the cultural complex known as the Ciutat de les ..

    Museo del Prado

    The Prado Museum officially known as Museo Nacional del Prado is the main Spanish national art museum located in central Madrid. It is widely considered to have one of the worlds finest collections of European art dating from the 12th century to the early 20th century based on the former Spanish Royal Collection and the single best collection of Sp..

    Basilica de Santa Teresa

    Royal Alczar of Seville

    The Royal Alczars of Seville historically known as al-Qasr al-Muriq and commonly known as the Alczar of Seville is a royal palace in Seville Spain built for the Christian king Peter of Castile.

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