Hotel San Antonio El Real
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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
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... and a great organ is set right in the middle. It is hard to explain the feeling you get when you walk into a place this large and beautiful other than utterly peaceful.
After getting lunch at a small and ver tasty side street sandwich shop, we travelled to the main event: The Alcazar. The Alcazar is a large Castle and Palace that was the primary residence of the crown of Spain for many centuries until the court moved to Madrid. It started as a Muslim fortress, and ...
... found that in towns they allocate a certain day for free admission to selected places of interest and it was our luck to score a couple of free entries. One place was to Real Casa De Moneda, the original mint, resurrected with major restoration work and now a marvellous museum to demonstrate the production of coins over centuries and the use of water power for it. There was also a section for the history of the aqueduct.
As we have travelled Spain we see time ...
... uphill...... I made it and I was quite proud of myself for keeping pace with the group :). Alcázar is the castle famous for being the original inspiration for Disney's sleeping beauty's castle. It used to be Ferdinand and Isabella's favorite castle. These monarchs unified the current Christian Spain. The inside of the castle was ABSOLUTELY ELABORATELY DECORATED. All the walls ...
... to it. All the rooms were walled with huge stones, but had ceilings intricately carved in intricate 3-D designs of red and Gold. It even featured a throne room complete with high-backed chairs where the king and queen used to sit!
Although it was only a fast day trip, Segovia would be a place I see myself coming back to sometime. The sites here were just so unique I feel like I want to share them with the whole world.
... when we got there. I think we were all creeping and taking multiple pictures of them playing fútbol, jump rope, and tag. ANYWAY, we started out in the library, which is one of the most preserved and important libraries in all of Europe. It's home to hundreds and thousands of original copy books and manuscripts. From there, we went into the chapel part of the building. It was gorgeous. That's probably really repetitive but I don't really know how else to describe ...