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Finde en Badajoz

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Finde en Badajoz

Claptrap ~|º|¬

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18/07/2014
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Olivenza — a Templar haven

a Olivenza — a Templar haven

Tourist destination

Claims to the city were a bone of contention between Spain and Portugal on several occasions in the past.

Location:

Plaza de España, s/n
Plaza de España, s/n Olivenza, Badajoz (Extremadura)

Extremadura González Santana Ethnographic Museum

b Extremadura González Santana Ethnographic Museum

Museum

The foundation stone of Olivenza Castle may also be found in this space devoted to traditions and archaeology

Location:

Plaza de Santa María, s/n.
Plaza de Santa María, s/n. Olivenza, Badajoz (Extremadura)

Church of Saint Mary Magdalene

c Church of Saint Mary Magdalene

Monument

The Portuguese Manueline style reaches its peak in Extremadura, with this sixteenth century temple.

Location:

Plaza de Santa María, 2
Plaza de Santa María, 2 Olivenza, Badajoz (Extremadura)

The Alcazaba (Arab Fortress), a spectacular view

d The Alcazaba (Arab Fortress), a spectacular view

Monument

The Alcazaba, or fortress, was the origin of the city, the dwelling of the Kings of the Taifa Kingdom and the defensive structure which made Badajoz a strategic fort to control the area's historical borders.

Location:

Cerro de la Muela
Cerro de la Muela Badajoz , Badajoz (Extremadura)