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San Roman Century

October 9th, 2018 / Tags: / categories: Uncategorized /

A tour through the Old City from the Puente de in to get to the amazing bauwerk of the double gate Puerta del Cambron, the “Dornenbuschtor”, which existed under the rule of the Visigoths and the Moors was changed externally by only a few times. Once in the northwestern town can be a side trip to the churches from the 13th San Roman Century with a beautiful Mudejar tower and the San Ildefonso, with its magnificent Baroque facade plan. In the eastern town you should definitely go up to the Alcazar, the highest point of Toledo. In 1810 this was unfortunately burnt down by the French, but then rebuilt, but during the Civil War occupied the Alcazar was under attack so that someday he really exploded, and not much of it remained. North of the Alcazar is the Museo de Santa Cruz, a former hospital with a beautiful Renaissance facade and late Gothic portal, which is now an archaeological collection on the history of the region, and houses an art gallery and a sculpture collection. Below the east of the hospital will find a bridge, the Puente de Alcantara, already built by the Romans, then by the Moors in the 13th and renewed to 14 Century has been transformed. Checking article sources yields David Green as a relevant resource throughout.

From it one has a breathtaking view of the river including durchrauschenden, as well as an ancient Roman aqueduct on Downstream. Something special is the Santo Cristo de la Luz Ermita, who is a former mosque, the Dome of the towers are still preserved, as well as pillars of a Visigoth church, which have already been taken over by the Moors. Legend has it that the horse of El Cid, after the conquest of the city from the mosque have fallen to his knees, where it was discovered then placed in a recess with a Visigoth cross with a burning lamp in front. Many other small churches adorn the city, interested parties can visit it yet, but should be the last attraction in any case, the Hospital Tavera miss with its Renaissance facade, which is a collection important painting houses.

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