4-Hour Private Tour Of The Highlights Of Toledo
See two former medieval synagogues, El tránsito and Santa Maria la Blanca. We will also visit San Juan de Los Reyes, an active late gothic (plateresque) church. As we explore, the guide will explain to you their history and different stylistic and constructive methods. Learn fascinating stories and anecdotes of Toledo.
- Learn about the history and heritage of the town where Jewish, Catholic and Islamic cultures converge
- See two former medieval synagogues in a Mudejar style: El tránsito and Santa Maria la Blanca
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- This experience will start from El Tránsito synagogue, which Samuel founded ben Meir Ha-Levi Abulafia about the year 1356. We will see the main hall decorated in beautiful stucco in a Mudejar style and the arc of the Torah. Looking up, we will spot the gallery from where the women would observe the ceremonies separate from the men. Later in 1877, it was declared a national monument and was repurposed into the Sephardic Museum. We will exit the synagogue and glimpse the exterior, which is relatively simple and austere.
- Walking along the road, head towards the next synagogue, Santa Maria La Blanca. According to an inscription on one of the pillars, it dates from 1160, making it arguably one of the oldest synagogues in Europe. Like El Transitó, it was also converted into a church later. The guide will go over the details of this transformation during the tour. Besides, The guide will explain what Mujedar architecture is and the materials used in construction.
- After leaving the synagogue, we will head towards a Catholic church and Franciscan monastery from the 15th century. You will see a contrast between the previous synagogues, stylistically and construction-wise. Learn what the debate is about on the subject of the style of architecture of this monastery. The church was supposed to be the burial place of King Ferdinand and Queen Isabelle, but they later changed their minds.
- We will end our experience here. All along our journey, the guide will share interesting anecdotes and stories from the past with you, which will help you develop an all-encompassing perspective on Toledo.
- English-speaking tour guide
- Entrance fees (if applicable)
For cancellations upto 2 days before the tour -Refund of 80% of the tour price.
Anthony's walking tour of Toledo was an absolute delight! He showed us the iconic Monastery of San Juan de los Reyes, and I was amazed by its beautiful architecture and intricate details. Highly recommended!
FengDon’t miss this tour
Anthony's tour of Toledo was the perfect mix of history and culture. He took us to the impressive Synagogue of Santa Maria la Blanca, and it was a highlight of my trip to Toledo. Don't miss this tour if you're visiting the city!
Toledo's treasures came to life on the Toledo tour. Walking through the city's ancient streets with our guide was like having my own personal guidebook.
VihaanPerfect walking tour
This walking tour of Toledo was the perfect blend of history, architecture, and art. I was in awe of the stunning views of the city.
IsamuA Walk Through History
The walking tour of Toledo is a must-do for anyone visiting this enchanting city. The tour takes you through the winding streets of the historic district, with the guide providing a wealth of fascinating information on the city's rich past. From the imposing Santa Maria la Blanca to the breathtaking Cathedral of Toledo, the tour showcases some of the most iconic landmarks in the city. Along the way, you'll also have the chance to soak up the lively atmosphere of the city's bustling streets. Highly recommended!
MohsinExcellent walking tour
Anthony brought Toledo's past to the present in his Toledo tour. Visiting the iconic Cathedral and its famous paintings made me feel like I was part of the city's rich history.
JavierA Cultural Delight
Anthony's walking tour of Toledo is a cultural delight. From the moment you meet him, it's clear that he's passionate about the city's history and culture. The tour takes you through the winding streets of the city, with Anthony pointing out hidden gems and iconic landmarks at every turn. The highlight of the tour is undoubtedly the stunning Cathedral of Toledo, which is a must-see for anyone visiting the city.
HaroldA Memorable Adventure
This walking tour of Toledo is a memorable adventure that I won't forget anytime soon. From the moment we met our guide, he made us feel welcome and comfortable, and his passion for the city's history and culture was infectious. The tour takes you through the winding streets of the city, with the guide pointing out iconic landmarks like the Gothic-style Cathedral of Toledo. I would highly recommend this tour to anyone visiting Toledo!
MoshiToledo's hidden gems
Anthony's walking tour of Toledo revealed hidden gems. The Santa María la Blanca Synagogue and the Monastery of San Juan de los Reyes were awe-inspiring. The tour is perfect for those who want to explore Toledo beyond its popular landmarks.
JiangToledo's charm captured
BellaAnthony's tour rocks!
JiroToledo's gems revealed
MariamAnthony's insights amaze
DeviA magical journey in Toledo
LisaAnthony's tour enlightens
USD 254 / group