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Albarracin, Teruel

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Historic Walking Area Historic Site
Explore the old capital of the Taifa Moorish kingdom, Albarracin. The historic town, notable for its fortified enclosure, boasts structures dating back to the 10th century, such as the Alcázar Fortress and Andador Tower. Walk the steep, narrow streets of the original town center with views over the Guadalaviar river. Admire the impressive 16th-century architecture of the El Salvador Cathedral and adjoining Episcopal Palace. You can also see samples of post-Paleolithic art in the city park. Wear sturdy shoes for walking the old cobblestone streets. Plan your Albarracin visit and explore what else you can see and do in Teruel using our Teruel vacation builder.
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  • If you travel to Spain, please make time to here. It is just superb and just plain wow. The city is on a cliff.Amazing but sad that i heard the population is decreasing. Maybe because the place is sec...  more »
  • This extremely well preserved and original village is very outstanding - even in Spain. To really enjoy your visit do try to participate in a guided tour. The tourist office made a special 2-hour tour...  more »
  • If you go to visit Teruel you must go to visit Albarracín, 40 km from Teruel 30 minutes in car. It is a marvelous town at the top of the mountains, it is a fort town really impresive!! You have also s...  more »
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  • It seems a new Cathedral, as if behind a heavy drapery was another unknown monument. However, with its restoration, what has been done has been rescue which might have more than two centuries ago, and that hid his more contemporary repainting the color and luminosity. Albarracín Cathedral looks now renewed, thanks to the work carried out by the Santa María Foundation,
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  • the location of the Cathedral is not entirely correct. It should go higher on the same street, visit is very interesting, the guide is the essence of it. I met this village just 2 years after making her heritage and it has been changed and improved a lot, now deserves a full day's visit. in Europe with much less villages of pilgrimage of tourists make authentic. is e the good line
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  • A village so small and a cathedral gives idea that we are not in one town either. Practically everything in Albarracín is worth
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  • Magnificent building
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  • The Cathedral of Albarracin a marvel.
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