View of the Almudena Cathedral as seen when exiting the Royal Palace.
Toledo Cathedral Tower
The main tower of the Primate Cathedral of Saint Mary of Toledo as seen through one of the arches surrounding the courtyard garden.
Streets of Toledo
The streets of Toledo are extremely narrow and steep. Occasionally you can glimpse a few of the surrounding countryside.
Typical street in the old city of Segovia.
Toledo Old and New
I loved the juxtaposition of the satellite dishes and the dome of the Cathedral as seen from one of the narrow streets in Toledo.
This 2000 year old Roman aqueduct bridge is the main entrance to the old city of Segovia.
Segovia Aqueduct Detail
This amazing stone structure was originally built around 2,000 years ago. It has been renovated a number of times.
Royal Palace of Madrid
According to Wikipedia, "The palace has 135,000 square metres (1,450,000 sq ft) of floorspace and contains 3,418 rooms. It is the largest royal palace in Europe by floor area. "
This street near the Plaza de la Puerta del Sol is an excellent example of the beautiful Madrid architecture.
Plaza de la Villa
I loved the garden in this small square. It was one of the few gardens in bloom in February. This statue is of Alvaro de Bazan, the Spanish Admiral who planned the Armada.
Royal Palace Ceiling
Photography was not allowed in most of the Royal Palace, but I was able to capture this impressive ceiling in the main entrance.
This is the main chapel in the amazing gothic Primate Cathedral of Saint Mary of Toledo.
Calle de Esparteros
Both the street signs and streetlights throughout Madrid were beautifully made. This is the street where we stayed.
BBVA Bank Building
The BBVA Bank building with two Quadriga (four horse chariot) statues. The building is on Alcala Street in Madrid.
Royal Palace Fence Detail
Closeup of the beautiful fence surrounding the Royal Palace.
Toledo Train Station Clock Tower
The train station in Toledo is definitely worth a visit.
Cathedral built in the Gothic style.
Segovia San Millán Church