Alcazar - Biblioteca de Castilla-La Mancha, Toledo

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A symbol of Toledo, the 16th-century fortress Alcazar - Biblioteca de Castilla-La Mancha was severely damaged in the Spanish Civil War. Rebuilt to house a library and military museum, this imposing building has witnessed some of Spain’s most important and bloodiest events. Visit the army museum, pick up an audio guide, and learn about Spain’s military history as you study its large collection. Head up to the top floor and discover one of Spain’s key libraries. Browse its valuable and varied collection. Stop for a coffee in the onsite cafe and gaze out the window at the fantastic views. Use our Toledo vacation builder website to visit Alcazar - Biblioteca de Castilla-La Mancha on your trip to Toledo, and learn what else travelers and our writers recommend seeing nearby.
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  • We only visited the library and cafeteria and the views from up there are worth to be visited. I RECOMMEND
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  • Imposing in its history. Being razed and burned on 3 occasions, nothing remains practically of what was the building. Now you could say that it is of new construction. Its size and strategic location draws attention. A museum military that you to my to not liking the subject matter says me nothing. I would not lose time in visiting it inside. On Sunday the free aes input
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  • The Museum was full, despite being payday. Impressive by well preserved that is and well mounted of its exhibitions. The excellent views. We ate in the restaurant of the Museum, a very rich tasting menu and excellent products
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  • El hombre del centro de cómputo muy amable, lindas vistas desde el edificio.
  • great library where you can have a book, sit and read, and then upstairs you have a cafeteria with windows that let you have a panoramic view on Toledo
  • Beautiful views of the city of Toledo (especially at sunset) & really affordable prices (not a tourist trap..). 1 euro for a cafe con leche and 1.20 for a beer! Not to mention very friendly staff! Definitely recommend!
  • Worth visiting for the views and free internet
  • Great views. Blah food.
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