Sightseeing in Valladolid
VALLADOLID , capital of the autonomous community of Castile and Leon, is a modern city in full swing. With a population of half a million inhabitants , it is an important cultural, industrial , administrative and commercial hub.
With a rich architectural heritage , Valladolid is one of the Spanish capital of greater historical importance . Philip II , son of Emperor Carlos I, granted the title of city , making it the political and administrative capital of the Kingdom. Its streets have walked famous people of the universal stature of Christopher Columbus and Miguel de Cervantes.
Headquarters courts and councils , Valladolid is the birthplace of kings like Henry IV , born in 1425, and Felipe II ( 1527 ) . It also bears witness to royal weddings : In 1469 marry the Catholic Monarchs in the Palace of the Nursery , brewing unit of the Spanish kingdoms.
The germ of the current University erupted in the thirteenth century. Throughout its eventful history , the city has hosted the First Court of Chancery and one of the tribunals of the Inquisition. After the coronation of Emperor Charles I, Valladolid concentrated movement of the Communards of Castile, until its defeat in Villalar , in 1521.
In 1559 the Court moved to Madrid although again it would be exalted to the capital of Spain from 1601-1606.
The rich history of VALLADOLID RESULTS IN A WIDE OFFER CULTURE AND HERITAGE.
Walking through the streets of the capital, we can see his monumental catalog varied : from the Plaza Mayor , the first square regularly to Pimentel Window Palace where King Philip II was baptized.
City ever revive walking through the old town , palaces and churches contemplating the beauty of San Pablo or the College of San Gregorio , which houses the National Museum of Sculpture.
In the tradition of the University attest two architectural jewels as the Palace of Santa Cruz and the historic building. Valladolid yesterday and today blends into the path of The Heretic , in which characters and places from the novel by Miguel Delibes guides the visitor and moved to the capital of the XVI century.
The cultural power of the city has its greatest exponent in two major events : the International Film Festival ( Seminci ), one of the oldest European festivals and Easter, live showcase of Spanish imagery.
Complement such offer, among others, the National Museum of Sculpture , Patio Herreriano of Contemporary Art , Oriental or the houses of Cervantes and Zorrilla.
Valladolid offers visitors a varied culinary repertoire. Include, among other dishes, traditional roasts ( lamb and pork ) with garlic soup known , besides the importance potatoes , mushrooms or chanterelles . Cod, bream and hake are not lacking in the Spanish table. Their cold cuts , hunting ( partridge, quail and rabbit) or his habit of going for " tapas" stand out especially.
We can not forget its wines, with three designations of origin for excellent red wines , white and pink : Ribera de Duero , Rueda and Cigales.
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