Extremadura Sights

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Alcazaba Árabe

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To get to this sturdy square fortress, built by the Romans and strengthened by the Visigoths and Moors, continue west from the Museo...

Basílica de Santa Eulalia

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Originally a Visigothic structure, this basilica marks the site of a Roman temple as well as the alleged place where the child martyr...

Cabezuela del Valle

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Full of half-timber stone houses, this is one of the valley's best-preserved villages. Follow N110 to Plasencia, or, if you enjoy mountain...

Casa Museo de Pizarro

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

Casa del Deán

  • Government Building

This striking Renaissance palace, built by the wealthy Paniagua family in the 17th century, isn't open to the public, but it's worth...


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


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Plasencia's cathedral was founded in 1189 and rebuilt after 1320 in an austere Gothic style. In 1498 the great architect Enrique Egas...

Ciudad Monumental

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Travel back a few centuries in Cáceres's Ciudad Monumental (aka casco antiguo or ciudad vieja ), one of the best-preserved medieval...

Concatedral de Santa María

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This Gothic church, built mainly in the 16th century, is now the cathedral and the city's most important religious site. The elegantly...

Hospital de Santa María

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The Renaissance stone facade of this 14th-century building has carvings of shells—an allusion to the Camino de Santiago. Inside, a...


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