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Plaza de Zocodover, Toledo

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Plaza de Zocodover has been the heart of Toledo since medieval times. Throughout its long history, it's served as an open-air market, bull running arena, and center of the Spanish Inquisition. Its name comes from the Arabic “Souk al-Dawab,” or market of the beasts of burden, a holdover from its time as a livestock market for the Moors. Today, you'll find outdoor cafes, tourist information, bus and taxi stands, a play area, and many narrow streets branching off into the city. It's a good place to have a drink and watch the hustle and bustle of daily life in Toledo. The tourist train that leaves from the plaza offers views of the ancient city unavailable by car or public transport. Plan your Plaza de Zocodover visit and explore what else you can see and do in Toledo using our Toledo vacation generator.
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  • The market of beasts, the Zocodover square is the Center where they leave you cojes and/or buses tour, train, depart the routes to the historic shops. It is the widest of the old Toledo site. Usually the meeting point from which depart or gather groups in different visits to monuments of the city.
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  • Located in the heart of the old town. It is a small square that can go quietly. Much environment. Recommended.
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  • You can't miss it as it is at the top of Toledo, and if you take a ab from the train station that is where you go. €4.50. The commercial street heads down to the Cathedral, so there are a lot of Toled...  more »