reblog of my original post RB
Soria is situated in Castile-León about 110 miles northeast of Madrid and lies on the western bank of the River Duero. The city’s historic centre preserves an important Romanesque legacy as well as excellent examples of civic architecture.
In the delightful and typically Castilian Plaza Mayor stands a number of interesting buildings including the Casa de los Doce Linajes, a 17th-century building that is currently the town hall. The former town hall is next door but is currently used as a Cultural Centre. The Tower of Doña Urraca is situated in one corner of the square and the Church of Santa María La Mayor stands just behind it.
Talking about churches, Soria is noted for its collection of architecturally distinctive churches many of them Romanesque. Let’s take a look at some of them!
The 12th-century Church of Santo Domingo, situated in the historic quarter, is one of the town’s most…
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