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Toledo is located in the heart of Spain, on a rocky promontory surrounded by the Tagus River. Considered by many to be a second Rome, it was declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO in 1986 thanks to its rich history and the union of Muslim, Jewish and Christian cultures, which can still be seen today in its streets and monuments.

The Alcazar of Toledo

The Alcázar is a rectangular fortification located in the highest part of the city. Originally it was a Roman palace, but it was later modified and currently houses the collections of the Army Museum and the Library of Castilla La Mancha.

The Cathedral

Also known as the Primate Cathedral of Toledo, the Cathedral of Santa María de Toledo was built in white stone following the Spanish Gothic architectural style. It currently functions as the seat of the Toledo archdiocese.
Plaza Zocodover

Plaza de Zocodover

Designed by Juan de Herrera during the reign of Philip II, for most of its history the Plaza de Zocodover was the nerve centre of Toledo. Today it is a regular transit area for both tourists and residents and hosts numerous local festivals.

Church of Santo Tomé

The Church of Santo Tomé is the most visited parish church in the city thanks to the great variety of artistic representations inside, such as the famous painting El Entierro del Conde de Orgaz, by El Greco, the tower, representative of Toledan Mudejar art, or the paintings of Luis Tristán.
Iglesia de Santo Tomé
Casa Museo de El Greco

House of El Greco Museum

The House of El Greco Museum was inaugurated in 1910, in the Jewish quarter. Inside you can see paintings by relevant artists from the 16th and 17th centuries as well as works by El Greco, such as El Redentor or El Apostolado.

Transit Synagogue

With an austere exterior, the Tránsito Synagogue stands out for its abundant interior decoration and its 14th-century Mudejar style. It currently functions as the headquarters of the Sephardic Museum of Toledo.
Sinagoga del Tránsito
Mezquita del Cristo de la Luz

Mosque of Christ of Light

Originally known as the Bab al-Mardum Mosque, it is the best preserved mosque from the Muslim era of the city. It was built in the year 999, during the time of the Caliphate of Córdoba, but later it was consecrated as a hermitage and was renamed “Cristo de la Luz”.

Monastery of San Juan de los Reyes

The Monastery of San Juan de los Reyes was built under the patronage of Queen Isabella I of Castile following the Spanish Elizabethan Gothic architectural style. In 1926 it was declared a Historic-Artistic Asset of national interest and today it belongs to the Franciscan Order.
Monasterio de S. Juan de los Reyes