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  2. Toledo, Spain - Wikipedia,_Spain

    Toledo ( UK: / tɒˈleɪdoʊ / tol-AY-doh, [3] Spanish: [toˈleðo] i) is a city and municipality of Spain, the capital of the province of Toledo and the de facto seat of the government and parliament of the autonomous community of Castilla–La Mancha.

  3. 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.

  4. 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.

  5. 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.

  6. 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.

  7. 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.

  8. 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.

  9. 10 Wonderful Things to Do in Toledo, Spain’s Imperial City

    Home to one of Spain’s best-preserved old towns (and the country’s second-biggest church!), Toledo in central Castilla-La Mancha region is a must-visit. Here are 10 incredible things to do in Toledo, including the best of the UNESCO-listed medieval city.

  10. The Top 10 Things to Do and See in Toledo Spain - Culture Trip

    Toledo is an incredibly cultural city; it has seen numerous cultures and dynasties pass through its walls, as well as wars, royalty and artists. The legacy it guards is an essential part of Spanish culture, so visiting the city is bound to be a unique experience.

  11. Toledo (Province) -

    Toledo (Province) The province is in central Spain, in the north-west of the region of Castilla–La Mancha, of which the city of Toledo is also the capital. The city is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. There are numerous heritage sites all around the province.