The lively, pleasant city of Cáceres, located in central Extremadura in western Spain, boasts centuries-old streets and buildings that haven't succumbed to the effects of modernity and test of time. The Old Quarter looks almost exactly as it did in the 15th and 16th centuries, complete with its churches and convents, its winding streets and picturesque squares and its defensive walls and towers.
The heart of the city is the Plaza Mayor, a spacious square bordered by pleasant sidewalk cafés, arcaded walkways and old buildings. Just pass through the 15th century Arco de la Estrella (Arch of the Star) and voila- you've entered the old walled city of Cáceres, an immaculately preserved example of medieval magnificence.
Within minutes of entering the Old Quarter you'll understand why UNESCO named Cáceres a World Heritage Site in its entirety, one of only a handful of Spanish cities bestowed with this honor. Along with Gothic cathedrals, Renaissance noble palaces and Baroque convents, you can't help but notice the astounding 30 towers dating back to Cáceres' Islamic period, which lasted from the 8th until the 13th century. The city is equally charming by day - when everything is open and people are out and about - as by night, when the buildings are illuminated a
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Spanish School in Cáceres
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