About Old Days
You may consider a brass plate like this one to be a tip of the hat to older days and their still erect accomplishments. The metal derived color in this travel souvenir from Spain invites contemplation about the different people throughout history who have beheld. When you look at the contents of this plate, you may not be able to help but feel a bit humbled in respect to the progress a society like the one in Toledo features.
Another interesting thing about this plate is how it demands more than cursory glance, quite simply because it has so much to offer the viewer. It puts all these structures that exude so much sophistication side by side to create a summary of sorts about what this tourist friendly city is fairly well known for. The key word is grandeur, old buildings are shown with a certain timeless presence that are sure to make for a welcomed sight around the dinner table. It oozes culture, but you don't have to be a fan of metalwork to understand why.
Toledo in Detail
Being a World Heritage Site is no wonder as Toledo is an all Spanish city embarking the three main influences that have sharpened this country, namely Christianity, Muslim and Jewish cultures. These influences can be appreciated in the magnificent architectural works that reflect its rich heritage. Palace de Galiana is one of the most exquisite building featuring the Mudejar style. The Cathedral of Toledo also follows this unique style. Art buffs should't miss the Museo de El Greco as Toledo was the birthplace of this great master. Santa Maria La Blanca is a former synagogue, one of the oldest in the continent. Talking of old, visitors should't miss Alcantara bridge, built during Roman times. All in all, this is a great travel souvenir to take back home.