Toledo bridges, an architectural path to the past
Walking routes overlooking postal becomes a pleasant walk. Bridges and bridges: the route between bridges Toledo is one of the most recommended activities and tours to disengage the "Imperial City" and know every corner of it, taking advantage to know the city on foot and enjoy the sights and monuments. Part of this road runs along the ecological path and another stretch through the streets of the city.
On the tour you can see several historical facts monuments: the quarterdeck, Castle of San Servando, Infantry Academy, the remains of the Roman aqueduct, the Tower of Bath of Cava and even the Monasterio de San Juan de los Reyes. All it added to inmemorables views of buildings with stained history.
The first bridge is the Alcantara Bridge. It consists of three arches and at both ends, two fortified gates. In the Muslim period was the control point access to Alcazaba.
It records its construction is taken during the founding of the Roman city of Toletum. For the time being has been modified during the reign of Alfonso X when he added the western tower, and later the Catholic Monarchs decorated with his coat of arms.
In medieval times was the gateway to the city for all pilgrims who visited. The eastern tower was replaced by a baroque arch in the eighteenth century.
San Martin Bridge It is located in the west of the city. It consists of five eyes and sides has two towers.
Its construction dates back to the thirteenth century, but it has suffered several damages throughout its history, but of them being when in the fourteenth century when Peter I of Castile set fire to the gates of the bridge. Later there were also changes, and during the reign of Charles II in which they widened their access.
The road between bridges is long so it is recommended to go with proper shoes and comfortable clothes. In the backpack you can not miss or water bottle or camera. It is advisable to avoid the middle of the day in summer or hot days.
This route bridges Toledo is back to the past, the architectural jewels of the city. further, very Encircle this route can find restaurate scorching Toledo to taste the best cuisine with meat beef Anoja own Iberian pig breeding and rearing own.