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Segovia Óscar 1 E


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Segovia Óscar 1 E

  1. 1. Segovia city
  2. 2.    Location : It lies within the Iberian Peninsula, near Valladolid, and Madrid, capital of Spain, which allows to reach it easily. The province of Segovia is one of nine that make up the autonomous community of Castilla and León. Bordered on the north by Burgos and Valladolid, Ávila to the west, south to Madrid and Guadalajara and
  3. 3. ALCAZAR OF SEGOVIA  Alcazar, viewed from the south, outside of the city  VIEW FROM VERACRUZ
  4. 4. Royal palace located on top of a rock , is documented for the first time in 1122. It was one of the favorite residences of the kings of Castile, built in the transition from Romanesque to Gothic, and the Mudéjar decor highlighting its ample classroom. The building is structured around two courtyards and has two towers, the Keep and John II. It was one of the favorite residence of Isabel, Queen of Castile. Devastated by TOWER OF JUAN II DE CASTILLA
  5. 5. THE CATHEDRAL It’s the last Gothic cathedral built in Spain. It is considered the masterpiece of BasqueCastilian Gothic and is known as “The Lady of The Cathedrals”. The measures of the cathedral are 33 meters high, 50 meters wide and 105 meters long
  6. 6. AQUEDUCT
  7. 7. The Aqueduct of Segovia is the most important piece of Roman civil engineering in Spain and one of the most significant and best preserved of those who left the Roman monuments on the Iberian Peninsula.
  8. 8. THE LOBA CAPITOLINA  Sits in front of the aqueduct. A copy of the Capitoline wolf is preserved in the Capitoline Museum and was a gift that Rome gave to the city in 1974 during the events of the bimillenarial anniver sary of the aqueduct.
  9. 9. In Segovia we have a large number of monasteries and churches: Veracruz San Martin
  10. 10. Monasterio of the Parral. It was founded by Henry IV and was under the protectorate of Juan Pacheco, Marquis of Villena. Convent of Discalced Carmelites Next to the Sanctuary of the Fuencisla this convent founded by St. John of the Cross in 1558
  11. 11. Walls of Segovia to the height of the Garden of the Poets
  12. 12. The Walls of Segovia existed when Alfonso VI of Castile wrested the city from the Arabs, who commanded a larger coming to have a perimeter of 3 kilometers, eighty towers, five doors and several portholes.
  13. 13. With respect to their inputs, in the sixteenth century came to have a total of thirteen, distributed along its perimeter to the rate of five doors (of which three have been preserved)