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Albarracin, Teruel

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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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  • A magnificent cathedral in a magnificent town. Recommended and essential near Teruel.
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  • Among the things not to be missed by anyone visiting the picturesque pueblo of Albarracìn
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  • Very nice Cathedral, it is worthwhile to take the full bonus, very nice guide
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  • Beautiful, attention and serious explanations
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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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