Culture: Segovia is home to many interesting monuments that make the city a necessary stop to experience the culture and history of Spain.
Food: Castilian food can be distinguished by its filling dishes, with the piglet as Segovia's most famous dish. Segovia is a great destinations for food lovers.
Segovia is a small city, but with so much to offer: the imposing Aqueduct, the majestic Alcázar and good, tasty dishes.
Segovia is a Castilian city located in the centre of Spain, and here you can visit one of the most impressive monuments in the country, a legacy of the Roman Empire: the imposing Aqueduct. But Segovia is more than that: Roman architecture, the Jewish quarter, the Gothic cathedral and the fortress El Alcázar that looks like something from a fairy tale. It's possible to visit Segovia for one day from Madrid, but it is worth spending at least one night here.
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The Roman Aqueduct is 15 kilometres long and has 167 arches and is a wonder of the civil roman engineering and it's the symbol of the city: The most famous image of the city is the double arches section in the Azoguejo square, which still stands almost 2000 years after being built.
Another must-visit wonder of the city is the majestic Alcázar, the palace-fortress located on a hill that will remind you of a fantasy castle, with spires that it's said were the inspiration of Disney's Snow White castle.
It's also worth visiting the Saint Mary Cathedral, a great example of the late Gothic period, and to go for a walk in the Jewish Quarter.
Infanta Isabel street is the best place to have some tapas and, if you spend a night in Segovia, the city's nightlife will surprise you.
Close to the city you can visit the Royal Site of San Ildefonso, known as La Granja (The Farm), and its famous Royal Palace, built by Philip V with some spectacular gardens inspired by Versalles.
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