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MEIAC, Contemporary Art
In the old prison in Badajoz, this museum houses a collection of contemporary Spanish, Portuguese and Ibero-American art.
Badajoz Provincial Archaeological Museum
This museum is located in one of the oldest and most representative buildings in Badajoz, where several thousands of archaeological objects of great historical relevance are kept.
Fine Arts Museum
The Fine Arts Museum houses works by regional artists, and also by national artists, such as Goya and Picasso.
Badajoz Metropolitan Cathedral Museum
Some of the most important pieces on display at this Cathedral Museum are the valuable panels by the painter Luis Morales, along with gold and silverwork and historical tapestries
Badajoz Carnival Museum
The carnival is possibly the most important festival of the year in Badajoz
The Alcazaba (Arab Fortress), a spectacular view
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.
This architectural masterpiece has been the venue for many key events throughout history, such as the Royal wedding of John I of Castile and Beatriz of Portugal in 1383.
The palm trees that populate this park in Badajoz bestow an air of warmth on a place that is also used as a venue for fairs and exhibitions.
Walled enclosure in Badajoz
Gates and bastions all over the city of Badajoz give a glimpse of what the ancient walled enclosure that protected the city looked like.
Torre de Espantaperros
Different towers from the Almohade era that were used as vantage points and places of protection are preserved in the city of Badajoz. The most emblematic one is the Espantaperros tower.