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  2. Toledo, Spain - Wikipedia,_Spain

    Toledo (UK: / t ɒ ˈ l eɪ d oʊ / tol-AY-doh, Spanish: ⓘ) is a city and municipality of Spain, the capital of the province of Toledo and the de jure seat of the government and parliament of the autonomous community of Castilla–La Mancha. Toledo was declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO in 1986 for its extensive monumental and cultural ...

  3. Toledo travel - Lonely Planet | Spain, Europe

    Toledo. Spain. Toledo is truly one of Spain's most magnificent cities. Dramatically sited atop a gorge overlooking the Río Tajo, it was known as the ‘city of three cultures’ in the Middle Ages, a place where – legend has it – Christian, Muslim and Jewish communities peacefully coexisted.

  4. Sightseeing in Toledo. What to see |

    Viewpoints, guided tours and the modern side of Toledo. Apart from the “classic tour” of the city, there are plenty of things to do in Toledo. As well as the amazing Mirador del Valle, a viewpoint across the river with undoubtedly the best view of the city—there are also good views from the church tower of Los Jesuítas.

  5. Toledo, Spain 2023: Best Places to Visit - Tripadvisor

    About Toledo. Synagogues, mosques and churches stand together in Toledo's historic quarter, a testament to the medieval Spanish city's diverse history. The four towers of The Alcazar, a fortress built in 1085, dominate the skyline. Toledo and its surrounding countryside inspired El Greco, and his paintings are on display in many places around ...

  6. History of Toledo, Spain - Wikipedia,_Spain

    Toledo is the repository of more than 2000 years of history. Successively a Roman municipium, the capital of the Visigothic Kingdom, a fortress of the Emirate of Cordoba, an outpost of the Christian Kingdom, and in the 16th century, the temporary seat of supreme power under Charles V.

  7. Toledo | History, Culture & Architecture | Britannica

    Toledo, city, capital of Toledo provincia (province), in the comunidad autónoma (autonomous community) of Castile–La Mancha, south-central Spain. It is situated on a rugged promontory washed on three sides by the Tagus River, 42 miles (67 km) south-southwest of Madrid. Of ancient origin, Toledo is

  8. THE 15 BEST Things to Do in Toledo - Tripadvisor

    Things to Do in Toledo, Spain: See Tripadvisor's 179,018 traveler reviews and photos of Toledo tourist attractions. Find what to do today, this weekend, or in October. We have reviews of the best places to see in Toledo. Visit top-rated & must-see attractions.

  9. De historische stad Toledo is een verzamelplaats van 2.000 jaar geschiedenis. De stad was achtereenvolgens een Romeins municipium, de hoofdstad van het Visigotische Koninkrijk, een fort van het Emiraat Cordoba, een buitenpost van de christelijke koninkrijken die vochten tegen de Moren en in de 16e eeuw was het de tijdelijke zetel van de hoogste ...

  10. Must-see attractions Toledo, Castilla-La Mancha - Lonely Planet

    Large portions of the old city walls remain intact and, for many people, the first sight of old Toledo are the imposing turrets of the Puerta Nueva de…. 1. 2. Discover the best attractions in Toledo including Catedral de Toledo, Sinagoga del Tránsito, and Museo de Santa Cruz.

  11. Home Routes Distance: 15-20 km Recommended time: 1 day Mix of cultures One day in Toledo never seems enough. The famous “city of three cultures” is expecting you very close to the country’s capital, scarcely 70 kilometres from Madrid and connected by high-speed train in a journey of around half an hours.