Extremadura Sights

We’ve compiled the best of the best in Extremadura - browse our top choices for the top things to see during your stay.

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Casa Museo de Pizarro

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The Pizarro family home is now a modest museum dedicated to the connection between Spain and Latin America. The first floor is a typical...

Castillo

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For spectacular views, climb this large fortress , built by the Moors in the 9th century on top of old Roman foundations. To the south...

La Villa

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This is Trujillo's oldest area, entirely surrounded by its original, albeit much restored, walls. Follow them along Calle Almenas, which...

Museo de la Coria

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Near the Puerta de la Coria and occupying a former Franciscan convent, this museum's exhibits on the relationship between Spain and Latin...

Palacio de Orellana-Pizarro

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Adjacent to the Palacio del Marqués de la Conquista is the former town hall, now a court of law; the alley that runs through this arcaded...

Palacio de los Duques de San Carlos

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Next to the church of San Martín, this palace is now a convent of Hieronymite nuns who can occasionally be glimpsed on the balconies...

Palacio del Marqués de la Conquista

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This is the most dramatic building on Plaza Mayor. The stone palace was built by Francisco Pizarro's half-brother Hernando. It's recognizable...

Plaza Mayor

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Trujillo's large central square, one of the finest in Spain, is a superb Renaissance creation and the site of the local tourist office.

San Martín

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Behind the Pizarro statue, this church is a Gothic structure from the early 16th century, with Renaissance tombs and an old organ. Three...

Santa María

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Attached to a Romanesque bell tower, this Gothic church is the most beautiful in Trujillo. It's only occasionally used for Masses, and...

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