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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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  • minimum expression that remains of the great Palace of the archbishops of toledo where he repeatedly residian the Kings throughout history
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  • Come to Alcalá de Henares and not pass through here at night, see the illuminated Palace, is almost not come to Alcalá. Together with the University, the most beautiful of this world heritage city. Next to this Palace, in a near arenal, shown every day of all Saints Don Juan Tenorio and is a tradition.
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  • Alcalá is a city for walking it and the Gothic style of the Palace is spectacular especially in the square which gives access. Nor should one Miss inside Arab towers and walls.
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