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Toledo: 3-Hour Monuments Walking Tour

Product ID: 32735
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Take a 3-hour walking tour through Toledo to discover hidden corners, treasures, and monuments. Visit Toledo Cathedral, Greco´s masterpiece in Santo Tomé Church, synagogues, and mosques to learn more about the city’s historic mix of faiths.
About this activity
Duration 3 hours
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
Spanish, Dutch, English, French, German, Italian, Russian
Audio guide/headphones
Spanish
Wheelchair accessible
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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Experience

Highlights
  • Stroll the narrow streets of Toledo, one of Spain's most beautiful cities
  • See historic churches, synagogues, and mosques
  • Learn about Toledo's historic mix of faiths and traditions
  • Admire El Greco's masterpiece The Burial of the Count of Orgaz
  • Explore the Medieval charm of the Jewish Quarter
Full description
Explore the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Toledo to discover the historic meeting of traditions and faiths. For centuries, the city has been a universal model of religious cohabitation and tolerance. The imperial capital of King Carlos V, home of El Greco, city of convents, the Visigothic capital, and the religious seat of Spain today, its privileged location and natural embrace from the Tajo River provides a fascinating mix of history, art, and culture.

Start at the Cathedral, built in a Gothic style between 1226 and 1493, originally for King Fernando III. Admire its mix of Renaissance, Baroque, and Neoclassical styles, passing through aisles to see the choir, sacristy, chapter house, and cloister.

Learn about the painter El Greco at the Church of Santo Tomé, home to his masterpiece, “The Burial of the Count of Orgaz.” Then, explore the Medieval charm of the Jewish Quarter, site of El Greco´s house of birth and the Synagogue del Tránsito, Synagogue de Santa Maria La Blanca, and Monastery of San Juan de Los Reyes.

The Synagogue de Santa Maria La Blanca is one of 11 originally located in the Jewish Quarter and dates from the 13th century. Promoted by the open-minded monarch, Alfonso VIII, it is surrounded by gardens of cypress trees and boats 5 white aisles that express the spirit of the Sefardí people.

San Juan de los Reyes Monastery was built to commemorate the 15th century victory of the Battle of Toro and succession of Queen Isabella to the throne of Castile. Marvel at one of the most beautiful Gothic buildings in Spain, and the intense decorations that praise the Catholic kings.
Includes
  • Guide
  • Entrances fees to the Cathedral, Santa María la Blanca Synagogue, Santo Tomé Church, and San Juan de los Reyes Monastery
What’s Not Included
  • Food and drinks
  • Transfers

Prepare for the activity

Meeting point

Zocodover Square (Plaza de Zocodover), Toledo

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Important information
Know before you go
• Cancellation policy: cancellations up to 3 days before the tour starts incur no penalty charge. After this date you must pay 50% of the cost. If you don´t notify the provider you will pay the full cost

From US$ 371.52 Per group up to 2

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EVOCARTE

Product ID: 32735