Toledo is a small city located in central Spain on the banks of the Tajo river, about 70km south of Madrid. The historical centre of Toledo lies on a hilltop and is surrounded by a ring of walls. It contains many historical sites, including the Alcazar, the cathedral the Zocodover square and others. Toledo has been settled since the bronze age and was a main commercial and administrative centre in the Roman empire. It became the capital of the Visigothic kingdom and later the capital of Spain until the Moorish conquest in the 8th century. Toledo passed to the new Spanish kingdom in 1085 when it was conquered by Alfonso VI of Castile. The historic centre of Toledo consists of a maze of narrow alleys and beautiful squares and buildings. Toledo has been a UNESCO World Heritage Site since 1986.

Puerta de Bisagra and Arrabal street photo gallery  - 14 pictures of Puerta de Bisagra and Arrabal street
Plaza Zocodover and Alcazar photo gallery  - 15 pictures of Plaza Zocodover and Alcazar
Cathedral photo gallery  - 12 pictures of Cathedral
Alleys and shops photo gallery  - 12 pictures of Alleys and shops
Panoramic views photo gallery  - 7 pictures of Panoramic views
14 photos of Puerta de Bisagra, the Santiago del Arrabal and Arrabal street
15 photos of the colourful plaza Zocodover in the centre of historic Toledo and of the Alcazar palace
12 photos of the monumental cathedral of Toledo
12 photos of the historic centre of Toledo with its maze of narrow alleys and beautiful squares
7 photos of panoramas and views of Toledo and its surroundings
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