Trujillo architectural heritageJanuary 7, 2019
Trujillo It is one of the major cities of Extremadura, in Spain, for its architectural heritage is one of the most visited destinations in the region. Romans, Visigoths, Muslims, Jews and Christians defined their identity over the centuries, It is by all these and other factors to town or pueblo (small town, village or town) Trujillo was elected one of the most beautiful pueblos of Spain in a popular vote.
Your historical site has an important palatial architecture of an oligarchy riders who stood out in the conquest and colonization of America. The palaces and town houses are ostentatious signs of this social class and constant source of contemplation of its many visitors.
Born in the city two important figures of the discoveries of the Americas: Francisco Pizarro (1476-1541), explorer and conqueror of Peru, who also participated in Núñez de Balboa expedition, no Pacific, and Francisco de Orellana (1511- 1546), founder of the city of Guayaquil (Ecuador) and Amazon Pathfinder.
The landscape Trujillo, dominated the plains and the berrocal, It is one of the most interesting areas of environmental and ornithological point of view of Extremadura. Of special interest is the Lagoa de São Lázaro.
The city also has a long tradition in cheese production (goat cheese and your curiosity), and cheeses of the region are wonderful and very famous in Spain. Due to this, in May, the city celebrates the Cheese National Fair, the most important event of its kind in Spain.
Main attractions of Trujillo
- Castle Trujillo
- Cheese Fair
- Church of St. Mary Major
- Plaza Mayor
- discoverer Statue of Francisco Pizarro
- achievement Palace