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Plaza Sorrilla, Valladolid
Church of Saints and Manuel Benito in Madrid.
Casas Kolgadas or "hanging houses" of Cuenca.
Area Mayor, Salamanca.
Panoramic view of Mayor in Salamanca Square.
Palacio de Cristal or the Glass Palace in the Parque Del Retiro, Madrid.
Glass Palace can be seen through.
View of the Cathedral of Cadiz.
Basilica of St. Vincent.
Monument to King Alfonso XII in Madrid.
Pond fishing huts.
Cathedral in Cuenca.
Cathedral of La Seo in Zaragoza.
Monument to Saint Esteban.
Cathedral-Basilica of the Holy Virgin
La Almudena Cathedral in Madrid
La Almudena Cathedral, Madrid
City Hall in Cadiz.
Metropolis building, Madrid
Beautiful restored (2009) Clock Tower in the public garden "parque de Ca l’Arnús" in Badalona,
Gaudi Building Artorga
pseudo hdr of gaudi building in barcelona, spain
Casa Mila, Barcelona
Casa Batllo, Barcelona
In and around Casa Batlo
Beauty of Spain
Gaudi Designed gift shop at the entrance of Parc Guell, Barcelona
Roof Top of Apartment in Barcelona
Edificio de la Adriática. Built in 1915 for the insurance company la Adriática, its namesake building is a beautiful example of neo-mudéjar architecture in Seville. Its location on a triangular piece of land where avenida de la Constitución meets calle Fernández y González gave the building its unusually thin shape and strategic location. The tip of the triangle is crowned with a dome over Islamic style windows and azulejos tiles.
the largest Gothic Cathedral and the third-largest church in the world
Giralda Cathedral, Seville
Ciudad de las Artes Y las Ciencias in Valencia
Plaza de Espana, Seville
Parc de La Ciutadella, Barcelona
The Parc Guell, Barcelona
The Parc Guell
Sagrada Familia Cathedral
Cathedral with Flying Buttresses in Palma
Sevilla Cathedral designed by Gaudi
The Dali theater and Museum, Fugueres, Catalonia
The Alhambra palace in Grenada, completed in the 14th century under Muslim rule, is one of the world's greatest architectural wonders. Today, The Alhambra's famous Ismlamic architecture is one of Spain's major tourist attractions. In 2007, it was among the contenders to become one of the New Seven Wonders of the World through a massive worldwide vote.
Fireworks explode behind the Guggenheim Bilbao Museum in the Spanish northern Basque city of Bilbao. The museum features modern and contemporary art, and was designed by world-renowned Canadian-American architect Frank Gehry. The structure is made with glass, titanium and limestone.
Although Spanish convents and monasteries such as the Monasterio de San Benito de Montserrat convent outside Barcelona have traditionally opened their doors to accept pilgrims and other members of the cloth, more and more they are accepting non-religious visitors looking for spiritual reflection or a relaxing break from city life.
Architect, artist and engineer Santiago Calatrava designed the 'L'Azud D'Or' bridge (foreground) and Principe Felipe Museum (background) of the City of Arts and Sciences complex, one of Spain's top tourist attractions, in Valencia. Visitors are encouraged to touch everything in the museum so they can learn the sciences through experience.
The architecture of the Alpujarras harkens back to when this was the last stronghold of the Moors in Spain. The villages' flat, whitewashed houses and distinctive conical chimneys are reminiscent of Berber villages in the mountains of nearby Morrocco.
A scenic view in downtown Madrid highlights the beauty of the Plaza de Cibeles, which features the Fountain of Cibeles and the Palacio de Comunicaciones, which was built between 1905 and 1917 as the headquarters of the post office. In 2007, it became Madrid's official city hall.
Members of the Royal Guard take part in the first changing of the guard outside the Palacio Real in Madrid. Every Wednesday, the guard changes in front of the palace in an effort to boost tourism.
Santa Maria del Mar is an imposing church in Barcelona. Located in the district of La Ribera, it was built between 1329 and 1383, at the height of Catalonia's maritime and mercantile preeminence. It is an outstanding example of Catalan Gothic, with a purity and unity of style that are very unusual in large mediaeval buildings.
A scenic view of Plaza del General Torrijos shows the "Las Tres Gracias" fountain with the Alcazaba Castle in the background in Malaga. The Alcazaba was built in the 11th century and extended in the 13th and 14th centuries. It originally defended the city from pirates.
Columns and arches of the Sagrada Familia rise high in this Roman Catholic church, which has been under construction since 1882 and remains incomplete.
Revelers hold up their red scarves during the start of the San Fermin Festival in Pamplona, Spain. The annual festival is best known for its daily running of the bulls.