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Archiepiscopal Palace of Alcalá de Henares

  • Detail of the façade of the Archiepiscopal palace in Alcalá de Henares. Madrid © Turespaña

    Detail of the façade of the Archiepiscopal palace in Alcalá de Henares. Madrid © Turespaña

  

Category

Palace

Date

13th-16th centuries

Style

Renaissance
Plaza de Palacio, 1 bis
28801 Alcalá de Henares
Madrid
Madrid

Telephone+34 918882700

E-maildiocesis@obispadoalcala.org

Websitehttp://www.obispadoalcala.org

The palace was the residence of the archbishops of Toledo from the 13th until the 19th century. In 1939 it was seriously damaged by fire, and the losses not only included a valuable artistic heritage, but the Central State Archive was also burnt. The façade we see today was designed by Alonso de Covarrubias in the 16th century. The site also has a tower built by Archbishop Pedro Tenorio, which recalls the building's former use as a defensive fortress.

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Only the exterior of the monument can be visited.

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Cervantes Week in Alcalá de Henares, Madrid. © Grupo Ciudades Patrimonio de la Humanidad de España.

Oct 8, 2020 to Oct 12, 2020

Festivity of National Tourist Interest

Alcalá de Henares
Cervantes Week

Corral de Comedias theatre in Alcalá de Henares

Nov 1, 2020 to Nov 2, 2020

Festivity of National Tourist Interest

Alcalá de Henares
Don Juan in Alcalá

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Mar 28, 2021 to Apr 4, 2021

Festivity of National Tourist Interest

Alcalá de Henares
Easter week in Alcalá de Henares

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To be confirmed 2020

Festival

Salón Cervantes Theatre building - Alcalá de Henares
Classical Theatre Festival Classics in Alcalá

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