Archbishop Palace, Alcala De Henares

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The Archbishop's Palace of Alcalá de Henares is a palace located in Alcalá de Henares, in the Community of Madrid, Spain. It is now home to the Diocese of Alcalá de Henares. It is located in the Plaza del Palacio and this form part of the monumental set declared World Heritage Site by UNESCO.The building set dating from 1209. Two thirds were destroyed as a result of a devastating fire in 1939, during the Spanish Civil War. Is preserved is what is left intact after the 1939 fire, the damaged parts were not restored.In this building came to reside different Castilian monarchs, were held synods and councils, and in here were born the youngest daughter of the Catholic Monarchs and future queen of England, Catherine of Aragon, and the German Emperor Ferdinand, son of Joanna "the Mad". In addition, it is famous for being the place where was performed the first meeting between the Catholic Monarchs and Christopher Columbus.
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  • August 20, 2017
    This Palace is located in the heart of the old historical city. It can not open to visitors. The building was founded in the period between the 13th and 16th centuries. The façade is sleek, harmonious and has a renaissance style.
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  • June 28, 2017
    Unfortunately, this gothic Palace is not open to the public. It is located in a quiet and green environment. It may, however, enter the courtyard and make some nice pictures of the main façade. Next is the statue of Isabel the Catholic.
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  • May 14, 2017
    It is very nice to see East Memorial Day accompanied by our beloved storks and night with its beautiful lighting. So are the surroundings of the Palace. Alcalá is beautiful at any time, has so much history that when you walk on the streets through the old town, especially at night, it seems that you move to that time where she walked around those ladies and gentlemen dressed era and the neighing of horses.
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