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A place to discover
VALLADOLID WAS ONE OF THE MOST IMPORTANT CITIES IN SPAIN , AND
WALKING ALONG THE STREETS YOU CAN FIND SEVERAL MONUMENTS AND LOCAL ARCHITECTURE WHICH TALK ABOUT OUR HISTORY, OUR STYLE OF LIVING AND OUR
TRADITIONS.AS A LOT OF CITIES IN SPAIN, VALLADOLID
HAS GOT AN HISTORICAL CENTRE AND MODERN DISTRITS.
IN THE CENTRE YOU CAN FIND THE MAYOR SQUARE, IT IS ALWAYS A SQUARE.
CAN YOU SEE IT?
In the Main Square, you can see the Town Hall. We hold the music festivals , we meet with friends,…
Academia de Caballeria. In this building, the soldiers are prepared for riding horses. Nowadays, there are a Museum and a Library, also.
We have got a Catholic historical roots. In this way, there are a lot of differents kind of churches along our streets: from romanic style
to plateresco’s one. Let’s have a look!!!!
Our churches are decorated with Saints, colorful windows,…
Cathedral: Nuestra Señora de la Asunción
The cathedral has got a sad story. Juan de Herrera designed the cathedral as the most important building in Valladolid.When the cathedral wasn’t finished yet, the king,Felipe II asked Juan de Herrera to design the Escorial, and in order to not allow to finish the Valladolid cathedral, the king asked to take out the Juan eyes.So, our cathedral isn’t finished.
Plaza EspañaClock fountain
Valladolid is a city in permanent change. Traditions and history are mixed with the most innovating buildins and scultures.
This is the 300 “HELLOS” square. Now , we say bye bye, and see you soon.