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Spain Tour Places - Spain is the second largest country in the Europe. Spanish is the second most popularly spoken language in the world after Chinese language. Spain also has the distinction of having slightly increased the marriageable legal age limit from 14 to 16 years. The population of Spain is under 47 million people and it has the fourth highest life expectancy; Spanish women live longer than men. Spanish produces 1.5 million tons of olive oil and third largest wine producer in the world.
What is so special about Spain?
Hundreds of festivals are observed throughout the year in Spanish to keep the mood of the nation sprightly and alive; Fiesta de los Patios, the world famous “Festival of Colourful Flowers” was even awarded UNESCO World heritage status in 2013. Spanish has 44 UNESCO world heritage sites: national parks, landscapes, buildings, bridges, historic cities and pre-historic rocks. Spain has the top 10 tourist attractions such as La Concha beach, Cuenca, Sagrada Familia, Alhambra, Majorca Island, The Great Mosque of Cordoba, El Escorial Ciudad de las Artes y las Ciencias, Ibiza beach and Aqueduct of Segovia.
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La Concha beach:
La Concha beach is the most beautiful beach in the Europe. La Concha beach located most centrally of San Sebastian. The La Concha beach is 1350 meters in length and 40 meters wide. It is located in a stunningly beautiful shell-shaped Concha Bay. Here you can walk long on the beach side, swimming and surfing on the beach side and you have good restaurants within close proximity to enjoy beautiful view of the beach.
Address: De la Concha Ibilbidea, San Sebastian - Donostia, Spain.
Cuenca is situated between Valencia and Madrid.The UNESCO world heritage is one of the most beautiful medival towns in Spain. Cuenca overlooks above the big water body nearby with its famous hanging clinging to steep, rocky slopes. Hanging houses are the most famous spot in Cuenca. The Cuenca city is the center of many craft traditions, metalwork, ceramics and famous Panama hat. In Cuenca there are many attraction places such as Casas Colgadas, Convento de las Carmelitas Descalzas, Parador de Cuenca,Oratorio de San Felipe de Neri,Museo de Arte Abstracto Español, Religious Music Week and Iglesia de la Virgen de la Luz.
Address: Cuenca located in southern Ecuador’s Andes Mountains, Spain.
Full name of Sagrada Familia is Basilica i Temple Expiatori de la Sagrada Familia. Sagrada Familia is the most important building in the world. The Sagrada Familia is the emblematic of Barcelona. Sagrada Familia was designed by Antoni Gaudí. The Sagrada Familia construction started in 1882 and they are still not finished. Every year 2.5 million people visitors come to see the Sagrada Familia.
Address: Carrer de Mallorca, 401, 08013 Barcelona, Spain.
Alhambra takes its name from the Arabic al-qala’a al-hamra. The Alhambra palace was constructed by the Nasrid Sultans in the 14th century. Alhambra is one of the most popular tourist places in Spain. Alhambra is one of the oldest Muslim palaces in the world. Alhambra is located on the al-Sabika rocky hill overlooking the city of Granada.
Address: Calle Real de la Alhambra, s/n, 18009 Granada, Spain.
Majorca is also known as Mallorca. Majorca Island is the second best island in the Europe. Majorca Island is studded with secret coves, soft golden sands, turquoise –blue seas, rugged mountains and picturesque villages. Majorca Island has beautiful weather and delicious cuisines. Majarco has been developed for beach tourism on the southern shores. It is favored for holiday destination.
Address: Majorca Island located in the Mediterranean, Spain.
The Great Mosque of Cordoba (Mezquita):
The great mosque of Cordoba is the one of the largest in the world and finest achievements of Moorish architecture in Spain. The Cordoba had first been a temple to the Roman God, Janus on this site, next it was converted to the church and subsequently the church was transformed into a mosque.
Address: Calle del Cardenal Herrero, 1, 14003 Córdoba, Spain.
EI Escorial is located in San Lorenzo de EI Escorial near Madrid, central Spain, in the Guadarrama Mountains. The construction of EI Escorial started in 1563 and ended in 1584. Now EI Escorial as a royal palace, museum, monastery and school.
Address: Av Juan de Borbón y Battemberg, s/n, 28200 San Lorenzo de El Escorial, Madrid, Spain.
Ciudad de las Artes y las Ciencias:
Ciudad de las Artes y las Ciencias is located in the Valencia city. Valencia is the city of arts and sciences. Valencia has museums, aquarium and arts venues. Oceanographic aquarium is the Europe largest aquarium. The aquarium has seven different marine environments, almost 45 000 specimens of 500 different species can be seen such as walruses, sea lions, dolphins and more. Science museum, opera house and hemispheric are the other equally famous places.
Address: Av. del Professor López Piñero, 7, 46013 València, Spain.
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9. Ibiza beach:
Ibiza is one of the popular destinations in all of Europe. Ibiza located is one of the Balearic Island in the Mediterranean Sea. In Ibiza island to enjoy the beach bars, night clubs and restaurants. The place certainly revs up the moods of visitors.
Address: Ibiza located in the Mediterranean Sea, Spain.
Aqueduct of Segovia:
Aqueduct of Segovia is situated near Madrid.Segovia is also known as devil’s bridge or Puente de Diablo. The Aqueduct of Segovia is one of the preserved monuments in Spain. Segovia Aqueduct construction was started on 1st century AD under Emperor Domitian and completed under Trajan in the early 2nd century.
Address: Plaza del Azoguejo, 1, 40001 Segovia, Spain.