The ancient city of Toledo is surrounded by the sweeping plains of Castilla-La Mancha and perched above the Tagus River, so it certainly makes a striking impression. Dominated by the 4-towered 11th-century Alcazar fortress, the city's old town is a labyrinth of winding cobbled streets, where mosques, synagogues, and Gothic churches co-exist – remnants of the Middle Ages when it was dubbed the 'city of 3 cultures'.

    Beyond picturesque architecture, Toledo has many trappings: Here, you can see the works of artist El Greco, dine on authentic Spanish fare and sangria, and hunt for handmade trinkets crafted by the city's skilled artisans.

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      Toledo is the old capital of the Spanish Empire. Naturally, it’s rich in historical treasures, and is home to a good variety of majestic landmarks that hark back to Roman and Moorish antiquity. You can find a unique blend of Judaism, Christianity and Islam throughout this city. Gothic cathedrals, medieval stone bridges, and the imposing fortress of Alcázar are a...

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