Trujillo's main square is is one of Spain's most spectacular plazas, surrounded by baroque and Renaissance stone buildings sporting...
Iglesia de San Martín
Trujillo's 16th-century Iglesia de San Martín looms over the Plaza Mayor, with delicate Gothic ceiling tracing in its single nave,...
Palacio de los Duques de San Carlos
Off the northeastern corner of the Plaza Mayor lies the 16th-century Palacio de los Duques de San Carlos, with its sober classical...
Mesón La Troya
Famous across Spain for its copious servings of no-frills comida casera (home-style cooking), Troya enjoys a prime location on...
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Pizarro Statue information
A large, bronze equestrian statue of the conquistador Francisco Pizarro by American sculptor Charles Rumsey dominates the Plaza Mayor. But all is not as it seems. Apparently Rumsey originally sculpted it as a statue of Hernán Cortés to present to Mexico, but Mexico, which takes a dim view of Cortés, declined it, so it was given to Trujillo as Pizarro instead.