Hotel San Juan de los Reyes
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- Continental Breakfast
- Drycleaning onsite
- Meeting rooms/conference facilities
- Breakfast Available
- Non-smoking rooms
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Beautiful room, great location and wonderful staff.
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After touring Segovia in the morning, we travelled to Avila and then made our way to Toledo, driving through the Castillo La Mancha region of Spain. The scenery is typical spaghetti western territory and quite interesting. We didn't stay very long in Avila. We walked along the outside wall of this incredible fortress and toured the inside, but we …
... Reyes, which was beautiful. We also went into a synagogue with both Christian and Muslin influences. We also got to see a famous painting by El Greco, who lived most of his life in Toledo. However, my favorite thing was the Cathedral of Toledo. It was so beautiful, which beautiful architecture. There was thing one area that was Basque architecture inside the Gothic church. It was this large sculpture that led to a whole in the ceiling, which lets the first light of the day into ...
... red, orange, black, and white which were used can still be seen, as well as the Hebrew and Arabic inscriptions. The synagogue is a museum of Sephardi (Spanish Jewish) culture. The manuscripts, costumes, and sacred objects of worship date from both before and after the Jews' expulsion in 1492.
In the Synagogue, a painting by Wolf Vostell entitled "Shoah 1492-1945" is an abstraction that depicts the expulsion of the Jews. (Shoa is interpreted to mean ...
... we found had been ‘restored’ on the exterior at least, and looked new - and was in any case closed. It was a lovely spot however and we walked around the site, looking at the distant views and the tree-covered landscape.
Later on the way back. we came across a sign ‘Roman Bridge’ pointing down another rough track. We had already driven past, and should have carried on, but intrigued, and confident ...
... I must say that the entry fee and audio guide for Toledo’s top sight were well worth it. The cathedral is not impressive from the outside simply because it is squeezed in among shops and houses that surround it on all sides and prevent you from admiring its grandeur from a distance.
Audioguides in hand, we entered the cathedral and from start to finish (almost two hours later), we were wowed. What particularly appealed to me ...