Living TRAVEL - SPAIN - 2019

TOLEDO

Toledo, Spain
 
Spain_Toledo_Tagus River and St Martins Bridge
Tagus River and St Martin's Bridge, Toledo, Spain
 
Street, Toledo, Spain
Street, Toledo, Spain
 
Street, Toledo, Spain Street, Toledo, Spain 
Streets in the old part of Toledo, Spain
  
Primate Cathedral of Saint Mary of Toledo, Spain
 Primate Cathedral of Saint Mary of Toledo - 13th to 15th century
 
Primate Cathedral of Saint Mary of Toledo - 13th to 15th century
Facade, Toledo Cathedral, Spain
 
 
Bell Tower, Primate Cathedral of Saint Mary of Toledo - 13th to 15th century
Papal Tiara Tower, Toledo Cathedral, Spain
 
 
Cathedral, Toledo, Spain
Cathedral, Toledo, Spain - view from the Nave, past the Choir, through to the Grand Altar behind
 
Cathedral Grand Altar, Toledo, Spain
 Cathedral Grand Altar, completed 1504 AD (45 m tall, the largest altar in the world? Also see Seville Cathedral)
 
Cathedral Grand Altar, Toledo, Spain
  
Cathedral Grand Altar, Toledo, Spain
   More detailed views of the Cathedral Grand Altar, Toledo, Spain
  
Cathedral Grand Altar, Toledo, Spain
 
 Cathedral Grand Altar, Toledo, Spain
More detailed views of the Cathedral Grand Altar, Toledo, Spain

More views inside the Toledo Cathedral

Cathedral, Toledo, Spain   Cathedral, Toledo, Spain
   
Cathedral, Toledo, Spain
Organ in the Choir, Cathedral, Toledo, Spain
 
Windows, Cathedral, Toledo, Spain
 Windows, Cathedral, Toledo, Spain
 
Toledo Cathedral, Spain
Sacristy, with famous El Greco painting, Toledo Cathedral
 
El Greco, The Disrobing of Christ 
El Greco "The Disrobing of Christ" 1579 AD
in the Sacristy of the Toledo Cathedral
 
Cathedral, Toledo, Spain
Chapter House, Toledo Cathedral

Synagogue of El Tránsito

founded by Samuel ha-Levi Abulafia in about 1356 AD

founded by Samuel ha-Levi Abulafia, Treasurer to Peter of Castile, in about 1356
   
founded by Samuel ha-Levi Abulafia, Treasurer to Peter of Castile, in about 1356
   
founded by Samuel ha-Levi Abulafia, Treasurer to Peter of Castile, in about 1356 
 

12th century Church of San Salvator, Toledo, Spain 

Built on a mosque, and started Christian life as a cemetery - some of which still remains - see below
 
Church of San Salvator Built Over a Mosque, Toledo, Spain
The small church of San Salvador
  
Mezquita-Iglesia de El Salvador, Toledo, Spain
Cemetery remains below the Mezquita-Iglesia de El Salvador, Toledo, Spain

El Greco House Museum, Toledo, Spain - opened in 1911

Celebrating the works of painter El Greco (Domenikos Theotokopoulos, 1541–1614), who spent much of his life in Toledo, having been born in Fodele, Crete.

   
El Greco House Museum, Toledo, Spain 
 
St John, by El Greco
 St John, by El Greco
One of many El Greco paintings in the museum, plus works of other artists
 
Toledo Panorama by El Greco, Spain
An unusual painting for the time - a panorama of Toledo by El Greco