Toledo is a small city located in central Spain on the banks of the Tajo river, about 70km south of Madrid. The historical centre of Toledo lies on a hilltop and is surrounded by a ring of walls. It contains many historical sites, including the Alcazar, the cathedral the Zocodover square and others. Toledo has been settled since the bronze age and was a main commercial and administrative centre in the Roman empire. It became the capital of the Visigothic kingdom and later the capital of Spain until the Moorish conquest in the 8th century. Toledo passed to the new Spanish kingdom in 1085 when it was conquered by Alfonso VI of Castile. The historic centre of Toledo consists of a maze of narrow alleys and beautiful squares and buildings. Toledo has been a UNESCO World Heritage Site since 1986.
01 Puerta de Bisagra gate 02 Puerta de Bisagra gate 03 Puerta de Bisagra gate 04 Puerta de Bisagra gate
05 Iglesia Santiago del Arrabal church 06 Iglesia Santiago del Arrabal church 07 Iglesia Santiago del Arrabal church 08 Real del Arrabal street 09 Real del Arrabal street 10 Real del Arrabal street
11 Real del Arrabal street 12 Valmardon gate 13 Valmardon gate 14 Valmardon gate 01 Zocodover square and Alcazar 02 Zocodover square and Alcazar
03 Colourful flags on Zocodover square building 04 Zocodover square 05 Zocodover square 06 Colourful flags on Zocodover square building 07 Alcazar fortress
08 Alcazar fortress rampart 09 Alcazar fortress 10 Alcazar fortress 11 Alcazar facade with flags 12 Colourful flags on Zocodover square building 13 Colourful flags on Zocodover square building
14 Colourful flags on Zocodover square building 15 Museo de Santa Cruz 01 Dome and Puerta del reloj gate 02 Puerta del reloj gate 03 Nave 04 Cathedral interior
05 Cathedral interior 06 Cathedral interior 07 Bell tower 08 West facade 09 Main west facade 10 Dome
11 Alley to the cathedral 12 Bell tower 01 Cake shop window 02 Narrow alley 03 Souvenir shop 04 Souvenir shop window
05 Street with shops 06 Souvenir shop 07 Square 08 La Campana Gorda restaurant 09 Flags hanging over alley 10 Perfume shop
11 Handicraft shop 12 Plaza de San Agustin 01 Skyline of Toledo
02 Skyline of Toledo
03 Academia de Infanteria military school 04 Tajo river
05 Hospital de Tavera and church 06 Panoramic view of Toledo
07 Panoramic view of Toledo
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