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Cáceres Plaza Mayor Square

  • Plaza Mayor square in Cáceres © Turespaña

    Plaza Mayor square in Cáceres © Turespaña

  

Category

Square

Date

Siglo XII

Style

Renaissance
10003 Cáceres
Cáceres, Extremadura
Cáceres

This square emerged in the 12th century because of the annual fair which brought together a great multitude of people. During the 15th century it was surrounded by arcades with semicircular arches supported on stone pillars . This is one of the largest squares in Spain. One of the most important gates is the Arch of La Estrella (The Star) by Manuel de Lara y Churriguera.

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Cáceres © Turespaña

To be confirmed 2021

Cáceres
Festivities of San Jorge

Performance during the WOMAD Festival in Cáceres © Ayuntamiento de Cáceres

To be confirmed 2021

Festival

Gran Teatro de Cáceres - Cáceres
WOMAD-Festival Cáceres

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To be confirmed 2021

Festival

Gran Teatro de Cáceres - Cáceres
"Irish Fleadh" Festival

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