Must-see attractions in Toledo

  • Toledo / Spain - 05 12 2021: Amazing view at the plaza del ayuntamiento in Toledo, Primate Cathedral of Saint Mary of Toledo main front facade, Santa Iglesia Catedral Primada de Toledo, otherwise Toledo Cathedral, a Roman Catholic church, tourist people visiting.

    Catedral de Toledo


    Toledo's illustrious main church ranks among the top 10 cathedrals in Spain. An impressive example of medieval Gothic architecture, its enormous interior…

  • Toledo, Spain. Indoor view of Synagogue of Transito. It is a historic building famous for its rich stucco decoration.

    Sinagoga del Tránsito


    This magnificent synagogue was built in 1355 by special permission from Pedro I. The synagogue now houses the Museo Sefardí, which provides a glimpse into…

  • The front of the Santa Cruz Museum in Toledo.

    Museo de Santa Cruz


    It's hard to imagine that this 16th-century building was once a hospital. If only modern hospitals were equipped with the kind of ornate plateresque…

  • The El Greco Museum in Toledo, Spain.

    Museo del Greco


    In the early 20th century, an aristocrat bought what he thought was El Greco's house and did a meritorious job of returning it to period style. He was…

  • Museo Sefardí


    Housed in the magnificent Sinagoga del Tránsito, this museum provides a rare and important glance into erstwhile Sephardic culture in Spain. Entry is…

  • Monasterio de San Juan de los Reyes. Toledo, Castilla_La Mancha, Espana

    Monasterio San Juan de los Reyes


    This imposing 15th-century Franciscan monastery and church was provocatively founded in the heart of the Jewish quarter by the Catholic monarchs Isabel…

  • Alcázar


    At the highest point in the city looms the foreboding Alcázar. Rebuilt under Franco, it has been reopened as a vast military museum. The usual displays of…

  • Hospital de Tavera


    Erstwhile hospital, textbook example of Spanish-Renaissance architecture, veritable art gallery and glowing homage to El Greco, the Tavera is an…

  • Convento de Santo Domingo El Antiguo


    This wonderfully disheveled 11th-century monastery contains one of El Greco's earliest Toledo works: The Assumption of the Virgin (1679), which fills a…

  • Mirador del Valle


    To get the ultimate photo of Toledo you need to cross the Río Tajo and climb the road on the other side to this strategic viewpoint. You can either walk…

  • Iglesia de Santo Tomé


    Iglesia de Santo Tomé contains El Greco’s most famous masterpiece El entierro del conde de Orgaz (The Burial of the Count of Orgaz), which is accessed by…

  • Iglesia del Salvador


    This little-visited but intriguing church exposes multiple historical layers in true Toledan fashion. Until 1159, it was a mosque; before that, a…

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    Plaza de Zocodover


    This lively square has long been the hub of town. From 1465 until the 1960s Zocodover was the scene of the city's Tuesday market and successor to the Arab…

  • Mezquita del Cristo de la Luz


    On the northern slopes of town you'll find a modest, yet beautiful, mosque (the only one remaining of Toledo's 10) where architectural traces of Toledo's…

  • Cerro del Bú


    Predating Roman Toledo, this small but steep hill on the less populated side of the Río Tajo is sprinkled with Bronze Age remains overlain with vestiges…

  • Sinagoga de Santa María La Blanca


    The lesser of Toledo's two Mudéjar synagogues has five naves divided by rows of horseshoe and multifoil arches. Originally the upper arches opened onto…

  • Termas Romanas


    These subterranean remains of Toledo's Roman baths are viewed via a walkway extending over two rooms. There are also the remains of an ajibe (water system…

  • Puerta Nueva de Bisagra


    Large portions of the old city walls remain intact and, for many people, the first sight of old Toledo are the imposing turrets of the Puerta Nueva de…

  • Iglesia de los Jesuitas


    The main reason to visit this church is not the building itself, but the opportunity to climb its tower (138 steps) for a quintessential view of medieval…

  • Arco de la Sangre


    The horseshoe arch that beckons to you from Plaza de Zocodover provides a glimpse into Toledo's medieval cosmopolitanism. It was once a doorway in the old…

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