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Zamora ‘La Bien Cercado’

In the Middle Ages, the city of Zamora was continually fought over by Moors and Christians, which is, perhaps, why this Castilian municipality has such impregnable looking ramparts. The city originally had three layers of fortification and the first of … Continue reading

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Zamora

Originally posted on Spanish Impressions:
In the Middle Ages, the city of Zamora was continually fought over by Moors and Christians, which is, perhaps, why this Castilian municipality has such impregnable looking ramparts. The city originally had three layers of…

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Soria

Originally posted on Spanish Impressions:
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…

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Zamora

In the Middle Ages, the city of Zamora was continually fought over by Moors and Christians, which is, perhaps, why this Castilian municipality has such impregnable looking ramparts. The city originally had three layers of fortification and the first of … Continue reading

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Soria

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 … Continue reading

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