Arts and culture in Spain

Spain is the second richest country in the world in terms of cultural heritage, over 20.000 sights. Impossible to see everything: Theatre of Mérida, Aqueduct of Segovia, Mosque of Cordoba, the Alhambra in Granada, cathedrals of Burgos and León, Sagrada Familia in Barcelona, Museo Guggenheim Bilbao, Museo del Prado in Madrid ...

Mezquita CórdobaBeyond the museums

Art in Spain is not alone in museums. The long history of what is now Spain makes towns and historic centers of many municipalities have in their architecture the best examples of art in Spain. This is thanks to the well that have made sculpture, painting and architecture of many peoples, cultures and civilizations that have passed through Spain, as the Phoenicians, Greeks, Romans Arabs.
Spain is the second richest country in the world in terms of architectural heritage, according to UNESCO, Thanks to its more than 20.000 sights. Impossible to see everything.

Granada-AlhambraFrom Roman times to the Muslim

No one who comes to Spain should miss the theaters of Mérida and Sagunto, Lugo walls or the aqueduct of Segovia. All of them from Roman times.
From time hispanomusulmana is must the Mosque of Cordoba, the Giralda of Seville and the Alhambra in Granada. Mozarabic art, San Millan de la Cogolla, in the province of La Rioja. Pre-Romanesque art must see Saint Saviour Cathedral, in Asturias. Romanesque art is essential to visit San Martín of Frómista, plus many small churches in many charming villages.

Catedral de BurgosFrom Gothic to Modernism

The Gothic period is reference in Spain, with the cathedrals of Burgos, León o Toledo as clear examples of the best Gothic Europe.
The Mudejar Art, that can only be seen in Spain, and that is the fusion of Muslim and Christian styles, must be viewed in Toledo or Teruel, although there are other places also remain buildings of great artistic value.
TorosThe Renaissance Art in Spain can be seen in the Monasterio de El Escorial, in Madrid. To admire the best Baroque would go for example to see the Cathedral Murcia. Neoclassicism can see it in the Museo del Prado, Romanticism in National Library of Madrid and Modernism, course, in the Sagrada Familia, Barcelona.

Museums and painters

If we are going to see magnificent museums, highlights both its architecture and its art gallery, we can not miss the Museo Guggenheim Bilbao, the Prado Museum in Madrid, the Museum of Contemporary Art in Barcelona, City Museum of Sciences in Valencia or the Reina Sofia Museum in Madrid, inter alia. In these museums you can contemplate some of the great Spanish painters of all time, as Greek, Berruguete, Bank, Zurbarán, Murillo, Sorolla, Velázquez, Goya, He looked, Picasso, Dalí o, more recently, Barceló, Tapies and Antonio López García.

Plaza Mayor con genteHundreds of corners

But this is only a small sample. Tens, hundreds and thousands of buildings, buildings and civil works can be found in many charming corners that exist in villages, cities and other places of the Spanish geography.


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