Toledo Sightseeing Tour

Toledo Sightseeing Tour
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$40.01
Duration: 2 hours
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Discover one of the oldest cities of Europe on a 2-hour walking sightseeing tour in Toledo and see magnificent examples of fusion between and within the Islamic, Jewish and Catholic architecture from different epochs.

The former capital of Hispania, highlights of your tour include the Alcazar, looming over the city on its highest hill. One of the few buildings outside the city walls, the fortress provides a detailed history, from its time as a Roman palace to its role as a military academy during the Spanish Civil War.
Once inside the city walls, admire the Cathedral, construction that started in 1227 under the order of the Archbishop Don Rodrigo Jumenéz. St. Tome Church is the most visited parish church in Toledo, thanks to its masterpiece painting by El Greco, "The Burial of Count Orgaz." Formerly a mosque, the church was completely rebuilt in the 14th century.
Go to the 13th-century Synagogue of Santa Maria La Blanca, boasting all the characteristics of Mudejar architecture. See the Monastery of San Juan de Los Reyes, the most important building erected by the Catholic monarchs, and a stunning example of Spanish Elizabethan Gothic.
You can learn more about Toledo at the Victorio Macho Museum on Roca Tarpeya, overlooking a dramatic gorge of the River Tajo. Finally, admire the Damascene steel handicrafts, for which Toledo is famous, leading to free shopping and leisurely snacks in town.

Discover one of the oldest cities of Europe on a 2-hour walking sightseeing tour in Toledo and see magnificent examples of fusion between and within the Islamic, Jewish and Catholic architecture from different epochs.