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Old Town of Caceres, Caceres
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Over the rich history of Old Town of Caceres, many battles were fought and several powers ruled over the city. As you wander its historic streets, observe the different examples of architecture that remain from the various rival forces, including Roman, Moorish, Northern Gothic, and Italian Renaissance styles. For more information about the city’s turbulent past, visit one of its several museums. You can climb the towers of several of the area's churches, each boasting a superb view of Cáceres and the surrounding area. Look towards the ancient city walls to spot storks nesting. This also a great stop for tapas or to try some of the region’s local foods, such as salt-cured ham. Arrange to visit Old Town of Caceres and other attractions in Caceres using our Caceres trip builder.
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  • The walls and the inner city are well-restored, the city perched on a hill overlooking the countryside. Stark stone buildings with no decorations except for family crests, narrow streets, few small pl...  more »
  • I did not know this town and that certainly deserves to be Unesco World Heritage. It is wonderful! A beautiful discovery.
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  • walk in the old town and let your mind wander... History will catch up with you
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