El Escorial, World Heritage Site, was the political center of the empire of Philip II. This place, located in the mountains next to Madrid, was chosen by the king to build his palace and his dynastic pantheon. He also built a large basilica and founded a monastery. The Pantheon of Kings occupies a circular chapel under the floor of the basilica, decorated with marble and gilded bronze.
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Segovia is rooted in its Roman past; the superb aqueduct is still evidence. Other popular attractions include the Cathedral, very similar to the New Cathedral of Salamanca, and the Alcázar (castle), whose silhouette is impressive on the rivers Eresma and Clamores.
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The Coca Castle is one of the most spectacular fortresses in Spain. This Gothic-Mudejar castle is made up of two walled enclosures: and exterior defensive area and another interior area with towers in each corner. You enter the castle through a door guarded by giant brick structures. Its double battlements are still intact, and its beautiful towers give an enchanting look to the fortress.
Toledo is known as “the city of three cultures”, it holds a long history. It had an extraordinary splendor during the Middle Ages, when the city was one of the main centers of knowledge in Europe. It is located in an awesome place, on a foreland surrounded in three parts by the Tagus River.