Trip: Southern Spain + Morocco

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  • Sinagoga del Transito Toledo, Spain 1366

    Built in a Moorish style in 1366, this synagogue became a church after 1492 but is now being restored to its original form. Hebrew inscriptions adorn the walls of this major Jewish site.

  • Mezquita del Cristo de la Luz Toledo, Spain 999

    One of the oldest Moorish monuments in Spain, this tiny 10th-century mosque was built over a Visigothic chapel then converted into a church by King Alfonso.

  • Synagogue of Santa Maria La Blanca Toledo, Spain 1203

    Originally a synagogue and later a church, this 13th-century Mudejar building with white horseshoe arches looks more like a mosque.

  • Segovia Castle (Alcázar) Segovia, Spain 14C
  • Mezquita Córdoba, Spain 8th cent.

    The Mezquita of Cordoba is a beautiful and fascinating 8th-century mosque known for its forest of columns and striped arcades.

  • Toledo Cathedral Toledo, Spain

    This massive Gothic cathedral is brimming with art treasures, including several El Grecos, a 10-foot-high gilded monstrance, and carved altarpieces that stretch to the ceiling.

  • Almudena Cathedral Madrid, Spain

    Dating from the late 19th and 20th centuries, Madrid's cathedral is very new by European standards and its traditional-meets-modern design reflects its youth.

  • Segovia Aqueduct

    The most visited and photographed sight in Segovia and the symbol of the city, the ancient Roman aqueduct of Segovia boasts a scale and state of preservation unmatched anywhere in Europe.

  • San Millán

    Built between 1111 and 1124, San Millán is one of the oldest churches in Segovia. It has an ancient tower, open porticoes, figurative carvings and frescoes.

  • San Clemente

    San Clemente is an attractive 13th-century Romanesque church outside the old walls of Segovia.

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