Declared a World Heritage Site in 1993, it has much to see. Examples include the Mudejar cloister, one of the most beautiful in its style, and the enormous paintings by Zurbarán which adorn the sacristy and the Chapel of San Jerónimo.
Installed in the famous Hanging houses in Cuenca, last year it completed its extension renovation and improvement work. Its collection presents works by the most important Spanish artists of the mid-20th century abstract generation.
21 February is the anniversary of the birth of one of the main exponents of Spanish Romanticism. 2017 also sees the celebration the writer’s bicentenary year with an extensive programme of cultural activities.
This is the only remaining architectural drawing by Diego de Siloé. The sculptor and architect, one of the leading exponents of the Spanish Renaissance, demonstrates his knowledge of classic language and mastery of perspective and three-dimensionality.
The glamour and early-20th century setting of this race make it a real spectacle that’s well worth seeing.
'Chirigotas', 'comparsas', 'charangas'… There’s never any lack of humour and fun at these carnivals.
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