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  • Catedral de Santa María (Ciudad Rodrigo, Spain)
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    Ayuntamiento

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    Ayuntamiento (Ciudad Rodrigo, Spain)
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    The Ayuntamiento (City Hall) was built in the 16h century in Renaissance style. To point out that since it was built, it has alwaya been the City Hall.

    Second pic: Plaza Mayor seen from the arcades of the City Hall.

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    Casa de los Vázquez

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    Casa de los V��zquez (Ciudad Rodrigo, Spain)

    The Casa de los Vázquez (Vázquez House) was built in the 16th century, however, the interior dates back to the first decades of the 20th century, when this house underwent an important renovation.

    Right now, this building houses the Post Office.

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    wander the streets and admire the mansions

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    Streets full of impressive renaissance mansions - wander where you will, all roads lead in to the central square or out to the walls -
    one of the villas was open that day for visiting the interior and with an exhibition of local and national art and artists

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    Walk the impressive 12 century walls

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    overlooking the roman bridge
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    Impressive walls, 12th century with 17th century additions, important to provide strong defense for importance to allow the armies safe crossings between Spain and Portugal.

    With impressive views provided from almost right around the whole town - the Castle Parador hotel has some of it so cant walk that bit - and looking out across into Portugal and to the roman bridge below.
    otherwise walk the whole circuit to get orientated and a good overview of the town and then roam through the streets to see the impressive renaissance mansions.

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    Iglesia de San Pedro y San Isidoro

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    Iglesia de San Pedro y San Isidoro

    The Iglesia de San Pedro y San Isidoro was built in the 12th century and restored in the 16th, 18th and 20th centuries.

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    Puente Romano

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    Puente Romano (Ciudad Rodrigo, Spain)

    The Puente Romano (Roman Bridge) is over the Ägueda river.

    The best view is from the Parador/Castillo de Enrique II de Trastámara.

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    Plaza Mayor

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    Plaza Mayor (Ciudad Rodrigo, Spain)
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    Beautiful square with the City Hall (see previous tip) and with a Tourist Post inside.

    The second pic was taken from the arcades of the City Hall.

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    Murallas

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    Murallas (Ciudad Rodrigo, Spain)

    The Murallas (Walls) were built in the 12th century. Nowadays, the oldest part can be found near the Castillo (Castle). The rest of the walls were restored in the 17th century.

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    Catedral de Santa María

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    Catedral de Santa Mar��a (Ciudad Rodrigo, Spain)
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    The Catedral de Santa María (Saint Mary's Cathedral), declared a National Monument in 1.889, was built during the reign of King Fernando II at the end of the 12th century.

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    Castillo de Enrique II de Trastámara

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    Castillo de Enrique II de Trast��mara (C. Rodrigo),

    Built in th 14th century, this castle now houses the Parador de Enrique II, a great hotel.

    - Fax: (+34) 923 46 04 04

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    Strolling Ciudad Rodrigo

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    Calle Puerta de Santiago (Ciudad Rodrigo, Spain)
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    Pics:
    - Main: Calle Puerta de Santiago
    - Second: Calle de Zurradores
    - Third: Plaza Cristóbal de Castillejo
    - Fourth: Calle Toro
    - Fifth: Another nice street in Ciudad Rodrigo

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    palacio Moctezuma - Casa Municipal de la cultura

    by angiebabe Updated Jan 19, 2007

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    Palacio Moctezuma

    another of the impressive renaiisance mansions to be found as you roam around the old town - now used as the Casa Municipal de la Cultura

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    Plaza Mayor

    by angiebabe Written Jan 2, 2007

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    All roads lead to picture perfect Plaza Mayor - great place to with a good coffee and watch the locals and tourists go by -

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    see the roman bridge

    by angiebabe Written Nov 12, 2006

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    overlooking the roman bridge
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    The Romans were all over the show! Heres another leftover of their travels. The roman bridge seen from the town walls.

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