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Monuments in Extremadura

Art and culture through monuments in Extremadura

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Almendralejo Bullring

Almendralejo Bullring

Monument

One of the curious features that makes this bullring so special is the wine cellar under its stands.

Location:

Almendralejo, Badajoz

Almorchón Castle

Almorchón Castle

Monument

On top of an outcrop from which Cabeza de Buey can be controlled, we find the ruins of what was a great fortress: Almorchón castle.

Location:

Almorchón, Badajoz

Archaeological Ensemble of Mérida

Archaeological Ensemble of Mérida

Monument

Mérida's Roman past is still very obvious from the many monuments remaining, reflecting life in one of the Empire's provincial capitals.

Location:

Plaza Margarita Xirgu, s/n (Archaeological Ensemble of Mérida) Mérida, Badajoz

Archpriestal church of San Miguel Arcángel

Archpriestal church of San Miguel Arcángel

Monument

The most outstanding element of this Baroque church in Jerez de los Caballeros is its seventy-metre high tower. But inside it guards many other treasures, like carvings of the four evangelists.

Location:

Plaza del Padre Ruiz Jerez de los Caballeros, Badajoz

Arguijuelas de Abajo Castle

Arguijuelas de Abajo Castle

Monument

This magnificent castle is private property and is to be found near Cáceres. It is open to the public and has magnificent views.

Location:

Carretera N-630 Cáceres-Mérida-Sevilla, km 565. Cáceres, Cáceres

Arguijuelas de Arriba Castle

Arguijuelas de Arriba Castle

Monument

The fortified home of Don Diego de Ovando built on the Silver Way (Vía de la Plata) in the 15th century.

Location:

Carretera N-630 Cáceres-Mérida-Sevilla, km 565. Cáceres, Cáceres

Arribalavilla Castle

Arribalavilla Castle

Monument

The Arribalavilla castle is located next to the town of Zalamea de la Serena and contains within its walls reminders of the Islamic and Christian eras. And also important facts regarding the history of Spanish literature.

Location:

Zalamea de la Serena, Badajoz

Augustinian Convent

Augustinian Convent

Monument

These are the words of a verse from the sonnet which Don Pedro Alberto Alba dedicated to the magnificence of this residence of the Augustinian Recollects.

Location:

Santa Cruz de la Sierra, Cáceres

Azagala Castle

Azagala Castle

Monument

Mid-13th century, on the Sierra de Santiago, Azagala castle was built, which besides being a fortress was also home to nobility.

Location:

Calle San Mateo, 1 Alburquerque, Badajoz

Azuaga Bullring

Azuaga Bullring

Monument

The Azuaga bullring owes its existence to the construction of the railway line between Peñarroya and Fuente del Arco.

Location:

Azuaga, Badajoz