Famous for synthesizeing Christian, Jewish and Muslim culture, Toledo or as some may call it the „City of the Three Cultures“, makes for an excellent destination for all those who love sightseeing. It's the birth place of famous Spaniards like the artist El Greco or philosopher Halevi. The city itself, nestled on the bank of the river Tagus, makes an idyllic sight that invites you to discover its wonders. The most prominent sight is the Alcázar of Toledo, a stone fortification laying at the top of the hill Toledo settled on. It's famous for being the symbol of patriotism in the Spanish Civil War. Another magnificent sight is the castle of San Servando, which the famous El Greco perpetuated on canvas. The castle was once even inhabited by the Templar Knights. While taking a walk through the city you'll see the most important representative of Gothic style in Spain - the Toledo Cathedral . Also, you'll vitness the beauty of Santa María la Blanca Synagogue, a symbol of unity as all three cultures took part in constructing it. The best way to remember a place is to buy a souvenir that will always remind you of the place you visited. Toledo takes this to a new level since the city's most famous souvenirs are bladed veapons for whose production it stands famous for centuries.
What makes the trip extra special is that it doesn't have to end in Toledo. There are numerous other places you can visit along like Segovia, famous for its medieval fortresses, the Royal Monastery of El Escorial and the national park Valley of the Fallen. If you want to have a real taste of Spanish culture, visit Bargas wine cellars and try some of their best wines. And in case you enjoy outdoors don't miss out on visiting the garden of Royal Site of Aranjuez. There is also a possibility of including Madrid in your tour and exploring two beautiful cities in one day.
Either way, Toledo won't leave you dissapointed. It's a city that welcomes and excites all those who visit it. Take a walk in this amazing historical city and enjoy making memories for a lifetime.