Wonders of Spain Open your eyes to a whole new place By Kelly Mason Spanish Grades 9-12 Click to go to main menu
Historical Places in Spain Plaza Mayor La Sagrada Familia Alhambra The Royal Palace Plaza de Toros Cuenca La Concha Museo del Prado Click on the pictures or text to learn more about the famous places Test your knowledge of what you learned. Click here!Click here!
Plaza Mayor of Madrid Located in the city of Madrid, Spain One of the major tourist attractions The Plaza Mayor measures 394ft x 295ft Was first destroyed in fire accident and later rebuilt in 1790 Center where a number of public executions, bull fights, markets, soccer games take place Back to main menu
La Segrada Familia Large Roman Catholic church in Barcelona, Spain Designed by Antonio Gaudi The church is still incomplete to this day after 100 years There is a charge for the services and must book in advance Expected to be completed by 2041 Back to main menu
Alhambra Part fortress, part garden, and part palace Sits on a plateau overlooking the city of Granada, Spain Constructed in the 14 th century The entire building is made of red clay Beautiful Islamic architecture Back to main menu
The Royal Palace Located in the city of Madrid Home of the King of Spain Built between 1738 and 1755 Palace is bordered by a large park that gives a perfect view of the palace The royal army museum is located in the west wing Back to main menu
Plaza Toros Las Ventas Home of bullfighting in Madrid Third largest bullring in the world Designed by Jose Espeliu Bullfights are held every Sunday between March and December June 17, 1931 was the first bullfight in the Plaza Back to main menu
Cuenca Northeast of the Castile-la Mancha region Capital of the province is the city of Cuenca Example of a medieval city in Spain “Hanging houses” are built right on the edges of the mountains Has some of oldest cave art in Spain Back to main menu
La Concha Located in San Sebastian, Spain Said to be one of the best beaches in Europe Beach is protected from strong winds by steep cliffs and islands Boats run from the beach to the island of Saint Claire every half hour The nature around this beach is not found anywhere else in Europe Back to main menu
Museo del Prado Main Spanish national art museum located in the city of Madrid The collection of arts is from the 12 th century to the 19 th century Large number of works are from Francisco de Goya, Diego Valazquez, and Peter Paul Reubens collection currently comprises around 7,600 paintings, 1,000 sculptures, 4,800 prints and 8,200 drawings Back to main menu
Multiple Choice Question What historical place in Spain is known for their “hanging houses”? A.Plaza Toros Las VentasPlaza Toros Las Ventas B.CuencaCuenca C.La Sagrada FamiliaLa Sagrada Familia D.Plaza Mayor de MadridPlaza Mayor de Madrid
Please try again! Plaza Toros las Ventas is known for the bull fights held in the arena Click to return to question
This is correct! Cuenca is an example of a medieval city in Spain where houses are built on edges of the mountains Click to continue
Please try again! La Sagrada Familia is a famous cathedral in Spain Click to return to question
Please try again! The Plaza Mayor of Madrid is a famous plaza which attracts many tourists Click to return to question
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