Attractions in Spain

To better learn the history and culture of Spain, go on an excursion. Where is the best place to go and how much do excursions in Spain cost - we will tell you in this material.

It would be difficult to say which sights in Spain are the main ones and which can be called secondary. This not the smallest European country is full of surprises, ancient and newfangled. National parks, museums, exhibitions, temples, cemeteries, monuments - everything can not be counted. We have collected for you the best names of attractions in Spain, so that you can decide on the route.

Abbey of Sacromonte (Granada, Carril de los Coches). There is a legend that St. Cecilio, the city's patron saint and first bishop, died here at the hands of the Romans.

The Palma de Mallorca Aquarium (Palma de Mallorca, Carrer Manuela de los Herreros i Sora) is considered one of the best aquariums in Europe. It is home to no less than 700 colorful species of Mediterranean fauna.

Belver Castle (Palma de Mallorca, calle Camilo Jose Cela) is located near Palma de Mallorca. It is the only circular Gothic-style structure in Spain.

Alcazar Palace (Cordoba, Plaza Campo Santo de los Martires). For at least two thousand years, the castle served as the residence of the rulers of Cordoba. The architecture of the building has ancient Roman, Visigothic, Arab and Andalusian features.

Las Ventas Arena (Madrid, Calle de Alcala, 237). If you want to see a real bullfighting arena, this is the place to go. Neo-Mauritanian style, arches, sculptures and ancient history await its discoverers.

The Rambla (La Rambla,Barcelona) is considered the calling card of the whole of Spain, and stretches from Plaza Catalunya to the Old Port. The boulevard's pedestrianized center, perpetual party atmosphere and the many stores in the area attract visitors.

Gothic Quarter (Barri Gotic, Barcelona), the center of Barcelona and a striking medieval landmark. It is located between the Rambla and Rue Laietana. It's full of restaurants, stores and museums.

The Alcazar Palace in Seville (Seville, Patio de Banderas). It is not to be confused with the Alcazar in Toledo or in Corodova. The Alcazar is one of the country's best attractions.

The Alcazar Palace in Toledo (Toledo, Cuesta de Carlos V). And another palace that sits on a hill in the Spanish town of Toledo. It can be seen from afar. The monumental hulk of this castle breathes medievalism.

Dali House Museum (Port Ligat, Cadaques). The labyrinth really belonged to the great master. Dalí and Gala bought the first house here in 1930 and gradually bought the whole property, turning the area into something unimaginable.

There are cathedrals in almost every city in Spain. Tarragona, Girona, Palma de Mallorca have their own cathedrals, majestic and ancient. The most famous Spanish cathedrals are presented below. Description of the sights of Spain can not do without them.

Barcelona Cathedral (Placa de la Seu). The majestic building is located near Plaça Sant Jaume. Follow the Carrer del Bisbe, where you'll see the Gothic splendor of the cathedral.

The Cathedral of Seville (Av. de la Constitucon) is considered a true tourist pilgrimage. It is the largest Gothic cathedral in the world, moreover, built on the basis of a mosque.

Medinat Ezzahra (Cordoba, Ctra. Palma del Rio) shows the antiquity of this land in the best possible way. "Shining City" is the Arabic name for the medieval capital of the Caliphate of Cordoba. Today, you can wander among the real ruins of an ancient empire.

Museo del Prado (Madrid, Paseo del Prado s/n, 28014). There is a magnificent collection of Spanish paintings, real masterpieces of masters of Italy, Holland. There are no less than 6 thousand canvases and hundreds of jewelry, sculptures and statues.

Museum Salvador Dalí (Gala-Salvador Dalí Square, 5). The sunny beaches of the Costa Brava attract more than just sea and sand. The museum is located in Figueres and is a must-see.

Majorca's Dragon Cave (Porto Cristo, carretera les Coves), a two-kilometer-long cave on the island. It's full of clear underground lakes, grottos and stalactites. So there's more than just swimming and sunbathing when you visit the fairytale island.

Old Town of Cadiz. Barely the oldest city in the Mediterranean, Cadiz offers a stroll through narrow streets, colorful neighborhoods full of long-standing spirit.

Whatever sights in Spain you decide to explore, don't forget your camera. And remember that in almost every town in this country there are a couple or three places that are definitely worth seeing. So check out the city pages on our website for more detailed information.

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