Sunday, October 21, 2012

SPAIN: Top 10 Travel Destinations, Tourist Spots and Attractions

Burgos Cathedral (Gothic-style cathedral) - UNESCO World Heritage Site, Burgos, Spain

El Escorial (historical residence of the crown king of Spain) - UNESCO World Heritage Site, San Lorenzo de El Escorial, Autonomous Community of Madrid, Madrid, Spain

Garajonay National Park - UNESCO World Heritage Site, La Gomera Island, Canary Islands, Spain

Las Medulas (gold mine during the Roman Empire) - UNESCO World Heritage Site, Community of Castile and Leon, Spain

Monte Perdido (Mont Perdu, "Lost Mountain" - third highest mountain of the Pyrenees mountain range) - UNESCO World Heritage Site, Pyrenees, Spain and France

Elche Palm Tree Forest (largest palm grove in all of Europe) - UNESCO World Heritage Site, Alicante, Spain

Alhambra Palace (former residence of Moorish Muslim rulers showing the remarkable beauty of Islamic architecture which makes it a major tourist attraction), Granada, Spain

Seville Cathedral (also called Cathedral of Saint Mary of the See, the largest Gothic cathedral in the world, also in terms of size, the world's third largest church), Seville, Andalucia, Spain

Sagrada Familia (Roman Catholic Church, a major tourist attraction and visitor must-see in Spain, masterpiece of the famous architect Antoni Gaudi), Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain

Santiago de Compostela Cathedral (known to many as the burial place of Saint James, one of the twelve apostles of Jesus Christ), Santiago de Compostela in Galicia, Spain

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