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Madrid | Toledo Full-day Tour

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Discover the “City of the Three Cultures”! Located 70 km away from Madrid is Toledo, a beautiful city-museum declared World Heritage Site by UNESCO. It is one of the oldest towns in Europe and has great artistic beauty and buildings from almost all periods in history (Arabian, Gothic, Mudejar, Renaissance and Baroque style). Toledo is called the “City of the Three Cultures” since Christians, Muslims and Jews lived together. In the XVI century, it was also the place of residence of the great painter El Greco. This full-day excursion offers a more detailed experience - outside view of the Cathedral; Church of St. Tomé with El Entierro del Conde de Orgaz, a masterpiece of El Greco; Synagogue of Sta. María la Blanca; Museum of Victorio Macho; Monastery of San Juan de los Reyes; the famous technique of damascene (incrustation of precious metals in steel) and panoramic sightseeing tour of Toledo. It also includes the inside tour of the Cathedral. Its architecture shows all the stages of Spanish Gothic and the inside of the building contains a large number of artworks. The visit continues with the Mosque of Cristo de La Luz before returning to Madrid. This tour has a duration of approximately 8 hours.