Treading Toledo's 2000-year history: Mosques, Monasteries & Synagogues | When in Spain podcast Ep.64

Listen to this episode using the player below or on your favourite podcast app In this episode of the When in Spain podcast I pound the steep and winding cobbled streets of the former Spanish capital,Toledo. I discover its incredibly rich and varied history, once a city where Moors, Christians and Sephardic Jews all lived side by side. Capital of Spain until 1563, when the honour passed to the backwater village of Madrid just 46 miles away, Toledo, in Castilla-La Mancha, has become a classic day-trip destination, just a half-hour hop from its neighbour by high-speed train. But with its huge haul of churches and convents, mosques and synagogues the city deserves more than just a stop-off. For When in Spain Patrons, here´s a video I shot in Toledo which rounds-up some of the places I visit in this podcast episode. Not a Patron? Sign-up here Places I visited in the podcast episode... Plaza Zocodover Alcázar Santa Iglesia Catedral Primada de Toledo Casco Historico and Judaría Monasterio de San Juan de los Reyes Sinagoga del Tránsito Iglesia de Santo Tomé Santa María la Blanca (Ancient Synagogue converted into a Church) Cristo de la Luz (Former Arabic Mosque) Puerta de Valmardón/Bab Al Mardum Transport yourself to more parts of Spain with the podcast... Listen to these episodes too! Granada - Spain's Moorish heart with Marta Sánchez from Bite Granada Self-sufficiency in Extremadura with author Paul Richardson Málaga & The Costa del Sol with travel journalist Lisa Francesca Nand Paella & pyrotechnics - A Valencia walking tour with photographer Paul Knowles Winter warmth in Gran Canaria - Exploring Canary Island life with Alex Bramwell Zipping around Zaragoza – a weekend in the capital of Aragón 12 Favourite Madrid Streets - Exploding Markets, Weddings, Poodles, Pride, Tapas, Art & Piss

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