Best places to visit in Castilla La Mancha: Ciudad Real, Cuenca, Guadalajara, Toledo
If you are looking for monuments and artistic cities, Toledo and Cuenca are declared Cultural Heritage. On a hill embraced by the Tajo River, Toledo has hosted all civilisations that have passed through the Iberian Peninsula: romans, Visigoths, Jews, Muslims, Christians. Each one embellished it with the best of their art and culture. It is no wonder it has more than a hundred monuments.
You can spend a lot of hours to seeing its Primate Cathedral, San Juan de los Reyes, the synagogues of Santa María la Blanca, Tránsito, former Hospitals Tavera and Santa Cruz, Cristo de la Luz mosque, The Alcázar, Bisagra, Sol or Cambron doors, the Alcántara and San Martín bridges.
To the world, Cuenca is the city of the Hanging houses. These amazing constructions, with balconies overlooking the Huecar Gorge, are unique as well as the museums from this city. The Hanging Houses open their doors to the Abstract Art Museum. The work of internationally well-known Spanish artists is displayed. Contemporary art is also shown in by the Antonio Pérez Foundation. See a great collection of this poet, editor and artist during his bohemian life and, with pieces of Antonio Saura, a painter born in Aragón and from Cuenca at heart.