"Full of history from many different centuries!" Segovia by MarvintheMartian
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The sixteenth century Cathedral was constructed under the direction of Juan Gil de Hontanon in the Late Gothic style. It was initiated in 1525.
This is a view of the Cathedral from near the Alcazar.
Yes they were and it's very obvious that they were!
Look at this - an amazing piece of work. This aquaduct is the largest Roman aquaduct in the world and rises a total of 29 metres (95 feet).
More pictures of this amazing architecture in my tips.
Even in April the weather may not be very good. On my day trip from Madrid it was a good 5 degrees colder than Madrid and the winds made it feel even colder. All my pictures on the following pages were taken on the same day. Some show a beautiful blue sky, some a stormy sky (in fact there was a five minute blizzard during the afternoon!).
Take a jumper ! (translation: sweater!!)
- Pros:Beautiful city with a great deal of history
- Cons:2 hours on a slow train from Madrid - but don't be put off!
- In a nutshell:Roman, Arab, Jewish, Catholic and very Spanish!
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