This is the part 2 of Spain most beautiful cities. You can read the part 1 HERE.
Spain is a very beautiful country with gorgeous cities that is full of proud cultural heritages. No doubt it’s one of the most visited countries by tourists during the summer.
In this list of Spain most beautiful cities. This is only a brief summary on each city. We will be releasing an in depth version per city on a later article. This list is not in any specific order of importance.
Córdoba is another ancient city; another unparalleled crossroads of cultures. A city situated in the southern Spanish region of Andalusia. This essential city used to be the largest city in the West, with vast treasures and knowledge. It is home to the great La Mezquita. An immense mosque dating from 784 A.D., which features a columned prayer hall and older Byzantine mosaics. A Renaissance-style nave was added in the 17th century after it became a Catholic church in 1236. Those loving ancient monuments will find more than enough in this part of Spain, as it was an important Roman city and a major Islamic center in the Middle Ages.
Barcelona is like multiple cities in one. This cosmopolitan capital of Spain’s Catalonia region, is known for its art and architecture. It is the home of one of the greatest club in world football, know as F.C Barcelona. This beautiful land, shines so bright in art and architecture, which in turn ensures that tourists pours in yearly just to have a glimpse of landmarks like the fantastical Sagrada Família church and other modern landmarks, like the Museu Picasso and Fundació Joan Miró feature modern arts.
Madrid, the capital more than a capital. This beauty of a city radiates from Plaza Mayor to the breathtaking vast greens of Casa de Campo, the royal palance, to name a few. Its beautifully connected transport system is among the best you can find in any modern city. Madrid no doubts shows character in living to its billings as the capital of Spain. It may not have some of the natural seasides like most other cities, but there are enough man made water sides, carefully constructed all through the city, so that you won’t miss any part of the fun and pleasures of such natural habitats.
Merida is a very small town, honored with the capital of western Spain’s Extremadura region. It holds an historical heritage of the Roman Empire since it was actually founded by the Romans. This simply impressive small city can be mistaken for a big city due to its more than enough tourist attractions to enjoy for a lifetime. If nothing to remember it for, simply go and see the ancient Puente Romano, a 792m bridge spanning the Río Guadiana. An ancient wonder bridge that joins the Alcazaba, a 9th-century Islamic fortress built over Roman walls. It’s a good city for students and young people who want a feel of what the ancient monuments looks like.
Palma de Mallorca
Palma de Mallorca, a city of pure Mediterranean. This majestic Queen lying between the deep blue sea is a fantastic city from its bay. This city in its glory sometimes reminds you of Gótic de Barcelona or Carmen de Valencia. This queen of a city is beautiful not only for its many beaches, it’s symbolic Cathedral or the environment. It is a handful of dreams to behold in real life. And like many other spanish cities, it’s historic buildings hold much to discorvers.
This great city is situated in Spain’s southeastern coast, where the Turia River meets the Mediterranean Sea. This beautiful waterside city with futuristic structures that includes a planetarium, an oceanarium and an interactive museum will tickle your fancy if you are an art and architecture lover. It’s open seasides and beaches, coupled with it’s masterpiece architectures, defines this beautiful city and make it one of the most modern tourist destination in recent years. Thanks to one of the most jaw dropping structure in modern architecture, popularly know as the “The Eye of Valencia”. This is a destination that need not be heard but be seen.
Salamanca is a city that pulsates with life. Its tradition and cultural heritage has withstood the test of time. This great city has retained its history. It’s legendary sculptures on the rocks that make up its streets defines Salamanca as an outdoor museum. From its stately appearance shines a young city that burn with intensity.