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León Travel Guide: 196 reviews and 493 photos
the settlement of leon began as a camp for rome's seventh legion. during the middle ages leon played a critical role in the christian reconquest of spain. today leon is a major modern city and it's old quarter is quite small. the walls around the old quarter date back to roman times. the old quarter is certainly worth a look on a visit to the northeast section of castilla y leon.
surrounding the old quarter of leon are massive roman walls. pictured is a gate into the old quarter between the... more travel advice
this beautiful building was designed by antonio gaudi and with built between 1892 and 1894. today it houses a bank. more travel advice
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