Cathedral of Toledo – Catedral Primada Toledo

Cathedral of Toledo - Once the Spiritual Centre of the Spanish Church: One of the things to do before arriving at the old town of Toledo is to stop across the River Tagus and enjoy an impressive view the city sited on a hill. Even from this distance, the tower of the Cathedral of Toledo is … [Read more...]

Santa Maria la Blanca – Europe’s Oldest Synagogue Building

Santa Maria la Blanca - One of the Oldest Synagogue Buildings in Europe: The Santa Maria la Blanca in Toledo (Literally translated as "St Mary the White") is one of the oldest synagogue buildings in Europe and one of the most beautiful that I've seen. Its rather plain exterior is a huge … [Read more...]

Puente de San Martin – Toledo’s San Martin Bridge

Puente de San Martin - Toledo's Medieval Bridge: To the west of the old town of Toledo, under the watchful view of the Monasterio San Juan de los Reyes is the Puente de San Martin  or San Martin Bridge. Built in the Middle Ages, this bridge crosses the Tagus River in Toledo and is part of the … [Read more...]

The Legend of Puente de San Martin – Toledo

The Legend of Puente de San Martin - How One Woman Saved Her Husband from Disgrace: It is often said that behind every successful man, there stands a woman and one of the more appealing legends from Toledo involves the Puente de San Martin (San Martin Bridge) and how one smart woman saved her … [Read more...]