City of Spanish Fairy Tales: Tour of the Ancient City of Segovia

Segovia has the meaning of 'City of Victory', this city like a fairy tale, retains the grand architecture and rich historical atmosphere of the Middle Ages. The old city is perched on a narrow rock, with a large number of historical sites, including the cathedral, the ancient Roman aqueduct, the Segovia castle, and many Romanesque-style churches. 🍠Must-visit attractions Alcazar of Segovia: Like a medieval castle in a fairy tale, it is one of the oldest castles in Europe, said to be the prototype of Disney's Snow White Castle, overlooking the entire city from the outer city wall. Aqueduct of Segovia: This astonishing ancient aqueduct is the symbol of Segovia, and a masterpiece of Roman engineering, towering and spectacular. Segovia Cathedral: The architectural style of this Gothic church is impressive, with exquisite interior decoration, it is a masterpiece of religious architecture. Iglesia de San Martín: This Romanesque church has exquisite carvings and an ancient bell tower, witnessing the history of Segovia. Plaza Mayor of Segovia: Next door is the cathedral and the town hall, there are many restaurants in the square, sit down for a coffee when tired and then continue. Mirador de la Canaleja: Overlooking the entire old city from the viewing platform, a check-in point. 🍠Food Culture Cordero Asado: Try this specialty of Segovia, roasted tender and delicious. Ponche Segoviano: This is a traditional dessert of Segovia, rich in taste, not to be missed by dessert lovers. 🍠Travel Tips Overlooking the city from the tower: On the tower of the Segovia Castle, you can overlook the entire city of Segovia and enjoy the beauty of the ancient city.
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Posted: Dec 11, 2023
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