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Caceres, a city of cultures and traditions.
Declared World Heritage Site by UNESCO in 1986.

We are just a short walk away from the old town of Caceres, allowing you to easily explore its cultural richness. Numerous events are organized throughout the year, including Easter processions, music and theatre’s festivals. 

Caceres is also a city of cinema with many film and television series productions, including the globally renowned series ‘Game of Thrones’ and ‘La Catedral del Mar,’ among many others.

The city boasts numerous restaurants offering local, traditional or fusion cuisine, including the renowned Atrio, which holds 3 Michelin stars.

HELGA DE ALVEAR MUSEUM OF CONTEMPORARY ART

The Helga de Alvear Museum has one of the most important collections of contemporary art. This museum is located next to Casa Pizarro Hotel.

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CASA DE LAS CIGUEÑAS

In the Plaza de San Pablo is located the “Casa de las Cigüeñas” (House of the Storks), a 15th century building which is currently the headquarters of the Military Command of Caceres. Inside there is a collection of weapons. 

PALACIO DE LAS VELETAS

The “Palacio de las Veletas”, also known as “Casa de Los Aljibes”, hides under its sober cloister one of the best Hispano-Muslim cisterns preserved in the Iberian Peninsula.

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IGLESIA DE SAN FRANCISCO JAVIER

The Church of San Francisco Javier, also called the Precious Blood, is a baroque-style Jesuit church, built in the 18th century and located in the Plaza de San Jorge. It is the discordant note of the old town as it has a white façade, a very different color from the rest of the buildings in the monumental city.

PALACIO DE LOS GOLFINES DE ABAJO

A must-see place in Caceres, not only for the beauty of its facade but also for its great historical significance. The Catholic Monarchs used to stay in this castle when they visited Caceres.

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CONCATEDRAL DE SANTA MARÍA

The Holy Church Co-Cathedral of Santa María is the most important Christian temple in Caceres and, since 1957, it has had the rank of Co-Cathedral. The origin of this church dates back to the 13th century as a Romanesque temple, but its destruction led to a late Gothic style church being proposed between the 15th and 16th centuries. It has a magnificent altarpiece carved in walnut.

TORRE DE BUJACO

The Bujaco Tower is the most important tower in the city and one of the symbols of Caceres. It is an albarrana tower, built by the Almohads in the 12th century, on a base of Roman ashlars. It has a square floor plan, with two side machicolations and a front one, the latter in Renaissance style, added to the tower in the 18th century.

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ARCO DE LA ESTRELLA

The Arco de la Estrella is the main entrance door to the Monumental City of Caceres. It joins the Plaza Mayor with the Plaza de Santa María, both nerve centers of the old and new city.
Baroque in style, it was built by Manuel de Larra Churriguera in the 18th century on a 15th century construction, made in a special way to facilitate the passage of carriages to the Monumental City. 

Santuario virgen de la montaña

The Sanctuary of the Virgin of the Mountain is dedicated to the patron saint of Caceres and is one of the places to which the people of Caceres have the greatest devotion. It is a sanctuary built in the 18th century, in a baroque style inside and with a single nave with side chapels with images of Santa Ana and Cristo de la Salud.

It can be visited by car and in a TUK TUK.

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Caceres festivals and events

In Caceres, there are events throughout the seasons. Some festivals are unique to Caceres, while others are celebrated in more places, but in our city, they are experienced in a special way. Some of the most important events are the Holy Week, Saint Georges festival, the medieval market of the three cultures, the Irish music festival and the festival of classical theatre.