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 in the early 21st century. There's a lift back up to the Paseo.

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1. Torre de El Salvador

0.06 MILES

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…

2. Aljibe Fondero

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Off the southeastern corner of Plaza del Torico is the entrance to this 14th-century underground water-storage facility. In addition to showcasing the…

3. Plaza del Torico

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Wandering around Teruel you're bound to arrive before long at this gently sloping, cafe-lined plaza that is the unquestioned centre of town. At its lower…

4. Fundación Amantes

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Teruel's most popular attraction pulls out the stops on the city's famous legend of the tragic 13th-century lovers (amantes) Isabel and Juan Diego. The…

5. Torre de San Pedro

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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…

6. Iglesia de San Pedro

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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…

8. Torre de San Martín


The Torre de San Martín, the northwestern gate of the old city, is almost as beautiful as the Torre de El Salvador, though you can't climb it. Completed…