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Segovia is a city in Spain, the capital of the province of Segovia in Castile-Leon. It is situated about an hour north of Madrid

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The old city is spectacularly situated atop a long, narrow promontory. It contains a wealth of monuments, including the cathedral, a famous ancient Roman aqueduct, the Alcazar, and various churches built in the Romanesque style including San Esteban, San Martin, and San Millan.

The Alcazar, or castle-palace, is perched at the tip of the promontory and towering over the countryside below. The old city is surrounded by walls built in the 8th century AD, probably on a Roman base, and rebuilt extensively during the 15th century. For hotels near Alcazar de Segovia

Alcazar Castle is one of Segovia's architectural treasures. A fairytale mediaeval castle said to have inspired Walt Disney's Sleeping Beauty. Segovia is a World Heritage city Spain.

The Cathedral of Segovia stands in the city's central plaza. Constructed by architect Juan Gil de Hontanon in the late Gothic style between 1522 and 1577, it is widely considered Europe's last great Gothic cathedral. Segoviais a World Heritage city. For hotels near to Cathedral de Segovia

Owing to these famous monuments, Segovia is a very popular tourist destination, especially as a day-trip from Madrid.

Segovia, like a number of towns in Spain, is divided into the old and new sections. In Segovia's case, the old and new parts of town are split up between the upper and lower town respectively. Segovia's train station is near the edge of the new part of town. For hotels near Segovia train station.

The World Heritage Cities in Spain are the perfect holiday destination for the culturally inclined. Avila , Caceres , Cordoba , Cuenca , Salamanca , Santiago de Compostela, Segovia and Toledo
Cities in Spain to visit Alicante, Barcelona, Granada, Madrid, Malaga, Murcia, Seville and Valencia on your holidays in Spain.
About Spain information on the costas Costa Blanca, Costa Brava, Costa Dorada, Costa Calida, Costa Del Azahar, Costa de Almeria, Costa del Sol, Orihuela Costa, Costa Tropical and Costa de la Luz for your holidays in Spain.

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