Attractions

Top Choice Museum in Teruel

Fundación Amantes

Teruel's most popular and interesting attraction pulls out the stops on the city's famous legend of the lovers (amantes) Isabel de Segura and Juan Diego Mártinez de Marcilla. The lovers' mausoleum sits in a side cha…
Top Choice Tower in Teruel

Torre de El Salvador

The most impressive of Teruel's Mudéjar towers, 40m-tall El Salvador is an early-14th-century extravaganza of brick and ceramics built on the model of an Almohad minaret, with one tower inside another and a staircas…
Top Choice Cathedral in Teruel

Catedral de Santa María de Mediavilla

The outside of Teruel's cathedral is a rich example of the Mudéjar imagination at work with its kaleidoscopic brickwork and colourful ceramic tiles, notably on the superb 13th-century bell tower. Inside, the astound…
Museum in Teruel

Museo de Teruel

The provincial museum, housed in a 16th-century Renaissance palace, was completely renovated in 2011–13 and has six floors of very well-presented exhibits ranging from prehistory to the middle ages. The sections on …
Church in Teruel

Iglesia de San Pedro

Adjoining the Los Amantes mausoleum and usually visited in combination with it, the 14th-century Mudéjar Iglesia de San Pedro has colourful murals and a gold-starred ceiling – added by Modernista Salvador Gisbert in…
Plaza in Teruel

Plaza del Torico

Most wanderings around Teruel arrive before long at this gently sloping, cafe-lined plaza that is the unquestioned centre of town. At its bottom end you'll find the city's symbol, a tiny bronze bull called El Torico…
Tower in Teruel

Torre de San Martín

Although you can't climb it, Torre de San Martín, the northwestern gate of the old city, is almost as beautiful as the Torre de El Salvador, and you can get an unobstructed view of it across Plaza Pérez Prado. Compl…
Tower in Teruel

Torre de San Pedro

Attached to the church of the same name and accessed via the Mausoleo de Los Amantes, this is the oldest of Teruel's four classic Mudéjar towers, dating from the 13th century. You can climb it as part of a guided to…
Amusement Park in Teruel

Dinópolis

A wealth of dinosaur remains have been unveiled in the Teruel region. This big-box complex, however, is more of a dinosaur theme park than a pulse-raiser for serious palaeontologists. It's 3km southeast of the town …
Architecture in Teruel

La Escalinata

This grand staircase, connecting the Paseo del Óvalo to the train station, is a masterpiece of neo-Mudéjar monumental architecture redolent of Seville's Plaza de España. Built in 1920, it was painstakingly restored …