A Beautifully Crafted Bronze Memento of the Most Visited City in Spain
The Cathedral of Toledo is but one of the many reasons that so many people come to visit the city that has often been called "The Soul of Spain", and you will appreciate owning this outstanding representation of Toledo with this Wolrd Wide Gifts magnetic travel souvenir from Spain. The stunning church shown on this bronze scroll keepsake has been in existence for nearly a millennium, and has been the foremost religious center in the country since around 1200. Many people come to Toledo for the main purpose of visiting the magnificent Cathedral of Toledo.
The breathtakingly beautiful church is constructed with white limestone in a Gothic design that is stunning and intricate. The structure features a splendid tower that rises 92 m. and is decorated with inlaid black and white marble and topped with a spire with three crowns to imitate the Pope's tiara. The second lower, domed tower was originally going to be a duplicate of the taller one, but unstable ground caused change in plans. Between the towers is the entry way called the Portal of Forgiveness.
Toledo Welcomes Visitors with Many Interesting Attractions
Besides the Cathedral of Toledo, the city offers its visitors a wealth of historical and cultural landmarks and many other interesting activities to enjoy. There are many churches, synagogues and mosques throughout the city that are quite splendid and beautiful to see, such as the Monastery of San Juan de los Reyes, the El Transito Synagogue and Sephardic Museum, and the Iglesia de San Ildefonso with its incredible view.
Besides churches, there are wonderful museums such as the Museo de Santa Cruz and the Museo del Greco, both of which display many beautiful paintings by the renowned El Greco. You may also wish to see the beautiful New Gate of Bisagra, and the Bridge of San Martin.