Ciudad Real

  • Ciudad Real is a small town with less than 70,000 inhabitants that is peaceful and welcoming. The connections to Madrid are very convenient (less than an hour by high-speed train) and it is also possible to walk almost everywhere. The almost 9,000 students of the university give the town of Ciudad Real a youthful atmosphere. Major monuments are the gothic-style Cathedral of Nuestra Señora del Prado, ...
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  • A city characterised by its monuments and numerous parks
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  • It served as a mythical place of inspiration for artists like Cervantes
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  • Kitchens boast foods like manchego, asadillo, mojete, aubergine, bread and porridge
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  • Potted plants adorn the tiled streets of Ciudad Real.
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Amy Adejokun
Amy Adejokun Expert destination Spain

Ciudad Real is a small town with less than 70,000 inhabitants that is peaceful and welcoming. The connections to Madrid are very convenient (less than an hour by high-speed train) and it is also possible to walk almost everywhere. The almost 9,000 students of the university give the town of Ciudad Real a youthful atmosphere. Major monuments are the gothic-style Cathedral of Nuestra Señora del Prado, where the Virgin Mary is said to have appeared in 1088. It has a magnificent Renaissance style altarpiece displaying a sculpture of the Virgin of Prado in the centre, the patron saint of Ciudad Real.

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