Sights of Segovia

Tearing ourselves away from the awe inspiring aqueduct, we’re off to check out a few more of the cultural sights that Segovia has to offer.

Another beautiful sight is Segovia Cathedral, a Gothic-style Roman Catholic building located in the main square with a myriad of soaring spires.

The church, dedicated to the Virgin Mary, was built in a Gothic style in the mid-16th century.

All around the cathedral are little traditional shops full of local delicacies and colourful ceramics.

As if the aqueduct and cathedral are not enough, Segovia also boasts a castle too!

The Alcázar of Segovia – literally “Segovia Fortress” – is a medieval castle and is also a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

It is one of the most distinctive castle-palaces in Spain bacause of its shape which looks sort of like the bow of a ship from a distance.

The chunky middle bit is the tower of John II of Castile which has a large panoramic terrace offering wonderful views across the city.

Between all the incredible architecture, and the colourful traditional sights, Segovia is a amazing place to spend a few hours and is just a short train ride from Madrid.

Plus there is even a little bit of street art just to round off the experience perfectly!

Published by collymarples

World traveller, proud auntie, bit of a liability.

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