Museo de Arte Abstracto Español
From the outside, they look as if they’ve been sawn off from some high-altitude Tibetan temple, but, from the inside, Cuenca’s famous...
Museo de Cuenca
The city’s history museum is comprehensive, but heavily weighted towards the pre-medieval age. The story kicks off in the Bronze Age,...
Among the usual profusion of religious relics and pious paintings reside some metaphorical rays of light, including faded Flemish...
Lolita Lounge Bar
This slick minimalist bar with lots of steely metal and slate is bang in the historical centre. Cocktails, a huge range of gin, imported...
San Juan Plaza Mayor
This bright and perennially busy tapas bar on Plaza Mayor has fine cathedral views if you sit outside in the plaza (as most do, even in...
Casas Colgadas information
The most striking element of medieval Cuenca, the casas colgadas jut out precariously over the steep defile of Río Huécar. Dating from the 14th century, the houses, with their layers of wooden balconies, seem to emerge from the rock as if an extension of the cliffs. The best views of the casas colgadas is from the Puente de San Pablo footbridge. Today, the houses host – somewhat improbably – an abstract art museum founded in the 1960s.