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Toledo is the capital of province of Toledo and autonomous region Castile - La Mancha. Certainly, Toledo is one of the most beautiful and interesting cities of medieval Spain. It managed to be kept practically without changes since XV century when the capital moved to Madrid.
Toledo was given a name "the city of three civilizations" because there are monuments of Christian, Arabian and Judaism cultures. Toledo should be visited all the amateurs of the Spanish painting. Toledo - "the city Al Greco". The artist lived there for a long time and a lot of his pictures are exhibited at the city museums.
Toledo stands on a rocky height which bottom is washed with the Tagus river. The city is surrounded by a fortification. The greatest buildings of the city - the Cathedral and the castle of Spanish kings Alcazar.
Toledo is famous for manufacture of marzipans. The main souvenirs from Toledo - products from silver and steel - swords and rapiers, female jewels. In the Middle Ages Damask smiths brought art to forge steel in Toledo. This city became the important European center of manufacturing of cold weapon.
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