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A day full of history in Toledo, some Spanish culture!

Impressive Toledo (TBD)
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Toledo is a World Heritage Site declared by UNESCO in 1986 for its extensive monumental and cultural heritage. It is located around one hour outside Madrid. There are around 2000 years of history ready for you to explore. There are small hidden squares, winding side streets, historic buildings, and monuments on every corner.

You can see the influences of the Roman, Moorish, Jewish, and Christian in the rather impressive architecture on the streets.

There is some interesting information about Toledo

The Cathedral of Toledo is the second richest temple in the world after Saint Peter’s Basilica in Rome. Its beauty will surprise you.

Do you know where the smallest window in the world is? It is in Toledo, located in Silleria street. Who is going to look out the window?

Toledo is a City of Cinema. The Monastery of San Juan de los Reyes has been the location for many films about Queen Isabella, Joan the Mad, or Cristobal Colon.

The most famous Hollywood’s weapons are from Toledo. Here the artisans have created swords for films as Gladiator, Alexander the Great, and the famous Lord of the Rings.

Greco's masterpiece, “The burial of Lord Orgaz” never left Toledo and the walls of Saint’s Tome church. It’s something you don’t want to miss out on!

Did you know the Tagus River is the longest river on the Iberian Peninsula? This river has been frozen several times. During a frost, people could cross the river by horse. Imagine that experience!

The legend says that the nuns from the Convent of San Clemente invented this famous sweet from Toledo: the marzipan, made with sugar and almonds. Delicious!

During the Middle Age Toledo was a city so important that could be compared with New York nowadays. It had 30,000 inhabitants and it was a multicultural city.

The biggest bell in Spain is in the Cathedral of Toledo. It has an equivalent weight to 4 elephants (almost 17,5 tonne), 10 meters of the circumference, and 3,65 meters of height.

The most perfect sword ever created was produced in Toledo, it is known as la Tizona, which belonged to the knight El Cid. Several artisans all over the world have tried to copy it but without success.

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