Spain travel: Tourist attractions in Spain

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Spain is an exotic country located in southwestern Europe on the Iberian Peninsula. The mainland Spain is a mountainous country with many rivers. Spain’s climate, historical and cultural monuments, geographic position and various facilities attracts many tourists from all parts of the globe.

 

Spain has the second largest number of UNESCO World Heritage Sites.Madrid is the capital of Spain.Barcelona,Valencia, Seville and Bilbao are other important cities in Spain. These cities are well-connected with the rest of the world.Spainis well-known for its festivities, folklore, delicious cuisine, great beaches, vibrant nightlife, friendly citizens and relaxed lifestyle.

 

Here is a brief overview of some famous tourist attractions in Spain.

 

Real Palacio

 

This is the official residence of the King of Spain. Located in Madrid, it is used for various state ceremonies.

 

La Concha

 

This city beach is considered one of the best in Europe. It is well-known for its surfing facilities. The beach is protected from strong winds by cliffs surrounding it.

 

Alhambra

 


This palace and fortress complex is located in Granada, Andalusia. It was built for the last Muslim Emirs in Spain and stands as a symbol of Muslim art. The interiors are decorated with calligraphy and arabesques.

 

Ibiza

 

This island is located in the Mediterranean Sea off the coast of Spain. It is the third largest Balearic Island. This popular party destination is famous for its beach bars, restaurants and night clubs.

 

Sagrada Familia

 

This large Roman Catholic Church is located in Barcelona. The construction of the Basilica, which began in the year 1882, is still going on. Twenty two different types of stone have been in construction of this huge church.

 

El Escorial

 

Located in the town of San Lorenzode El Escorial, it is a historical residence of the King of Spain. Today it functions as monastery, royal palace, school and museum. It comprises two architectural complexes.

 

Aqueduct of Segovia

 

Also known as the aqueduct bridge, it is a Roman monument which transfers water from Fuente Fria River to the city.

Spain

Spain Offers something of the other for every one. Visit to this country is sure to be a memorable one.

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