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Toledo, Spain was declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO in 1986 for its extensive cultural and monumental heritage. It has beautiful old bridges and city walls and is a scenic pleasure to visit. Toledo has been populated since the Bronze Age and grew in importance during Roman times. Toledo is famous for the quality of its steel and the manufacture of swords and knives, which dates back to Roman times. The beautiful Cathedral of Toledo (Catedral de Toledo), built between 12261493 is one of many sites to see in Toledo. This page has photos of the Cathedral, city streets, ancient medieval walls, the Tagus River and its attractive old bridges and city gates. These photos of Toledo, Spain can be viewed in our Slideshow. See all TheWorldinLight has to offer at Destinations and Topics.


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photo of Toledo, Spain skyline
Toledo, Spain Skyline #8918
Many old buildings in Toledo dot its skyline.

photo of the skyline of Toledo, Spain
Toledo, Spain Skyline #8921
Beautiful Toledo, Spain rests along a bend in the Tagus River.

photo of a sword shop in Toledo, Spain
Toledo Sword Shop #1242
Dating from Roman times, Toledo, Spain has a proud historic record of sword and armor production, all made from its own high quality steel, still sold in shops throughout the city.

photo of a city wall in Toledo, Spain skyline
Toledo, Spain City Wall #1258
The city is lined with ancient walls, churches, and old buildings.

photo of a city wall in Toledo, Spain
Toledo, Spain City Wall #1264
This is one view of the city's ancient defensive walls.

photo of a wall in Toledo, Spain
Toledo Wall #1265
This is the defensive wall of Toledo, Spain.

photo of the Toledo Holy Church in Toledo, Spain
Toledo Holy Church #8988
The Toledo Holy Church is beautifully lit at night.

photo of the Toledo Holy Church in Toledo, Spain
Toledo Cathedral #1229
The Toledo Cathedral is one of the many old buildings that should be seen in Toledo, Spain.

photo of the Toledo Holy Church in Toledo, Spain
Toledo Cathedral #1230
This is the 13th century Toledo Cathedral.

photo of the Toledo Holy Church in Toledo, Spain
Toledo Cathedral #1234
The 13th century Toledo Cathedral is covered with beautifully artistic stone carvings.

photo of carved faces on the Toledo Holy Church in Toledo, Spain
Toledo Cathedral Faces #1232
These are just a few of the many faces carved in stone on the exterior of the Toledo Cathedral.

photo of church bells in Toledo, Spain
Church Bells #8978


entering the city of Toledo, Spain
Entering Toledo, Spain #8929
This is one of the bridges crossing the Tagus River toward an entrance gate to Toledo, Spain.

photo of the Holy Church Cathedral in Toledo, Spain
Holy Church Cathedral #8962
The Holy Church Cathedral of Toledo, Spain.

photo of the Holy Church Cathedral in Toledo, Spain
Toledo Holy Church Cathedral #8964
This is another view of the ancient Holy Church Cathedral in Toledo, Spain.

photo of the  Toledo Holy Church Cathedral in Toledo, Spain
Holy Church Cathedral in Toledo #8965

photo of the inside of the Toledo Holy Church Cathedral
Inside the Holy Church Cathedral #8957
This is one view of part of the dramatic interior of the Holy Church Cathedral.

photo of Toledo, Spain
Toledo #1267
This is a view overlooking a few of the old buildings in Toledo, Spain.

photo of Toledo bridge
Toledo Bridge #8924
This is a bridge over the Tagus River into Toledo, Spain.

photo of a bridge in Toledo, Spain
Toledo Bridge and Gate #8926


photo of a bridge in Toledo, Spain
Toledo Bridge #8977
This is a view of an old bridge over the Tagus River from the Toledo side.

photo of Toledo bridge
Toledo Bridge and Gate #8929

photo of a bridge in Toledo, Spain
Toledo Bridge and Gate #8924


photo of a bridge in Toledo, Spain
Toledo Street #1218
This is a city street in Toledo, Spain.

photo of Toledo bridge
Toledo City Wall #1215
This is some of the ancient city walls of Toledo, Spain.

photo of a city gate in Toledo, Spain
Toledo Gate #8938
This is one of the attractive city gates of Toledo, Spain.

photo of a bridge in Toledo, Spain
Toledo Shop Window #8960
This is a shop window showing some of the products made with some of the high qualtiy steel that Toledo has been famous for since Roman times.

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