On Saturday 15 September 2018, on the occasion of the 25th anniversary of the Group of World Heritage Cities of Spain, there will be a series of evening activities related to Culturel heritage, combined with music, gastronomy or painting.
Squares, streets, monuments, museums and public spaces in Toledo will be filled with culture and art with a wide variety of shows, performances, workshops, concerts, routes and visits.
✅Escena heritage with contemporary dance shows and theatre in heritage spaces.
✅Abierto Heritage. Extraordinary opening outside normal opening hours in museums, palaces, churches and public buildings.
✅Vive heritage, Culturel and recreational activities in the historic centres declared World Heritage.
✅Boamistura Playful Labyrinths simultaneous premiere of the film that brings together his intervention in the 15 World Heritage Cities.
PROGRAM OF ACTIVITIES (only on September 15):
” OPEN HERITAGE”
From 21.00 to 24.00 h: TOLEDO: High Altitude Heritage.
Free entrance at night with artistic lighting to monumental spaces: towers, viewpoints, terraces, towers, roofs… open spaces to enjoy views with special details and panoramic photos. Puerta de Bisagra (access and ascent); San Servando Castle: gardens; Army Museum (monumental Covarrubias façade); Convent of the Holy Spirit. PP. Barefoot Carmelites (huerta-mirador); Tower of San Martín; Convent of Santa Fe (mirador); Tower and chapel of the Church of Santos Justo and Pastor; Tower of the PP. Jesuitas; Torre del Salvador; Mirador de El Valle; Ermita de la Virgen del Valle; terraza-mirador del Corralillo de San Miguel; Mirador de San Cristóbal, Cerro Virgen de Gracia; and S.I.C. Primada: ascent to the tower of the ” Campana Gorda” (Passes: 21.00, 21.45, 22.30, 23.15) 20 pax/pass. (*) PREVIOUS RESERVATION essential only for access to the ” Campana Gorda” .
TOLEDO: Contemporary heritage. Free guided tours led by architects on a route through the monumental complex of Toledo with access to spaces and buildings that are examples of contemporary architecture. Passes: 21.00, 21.30; 22.00; 22.30; 23.00; 23.30; 24.00 h. (3) groups of 15 pax/ pass. Duration: 1 hour 30´ (*) PREVIOUS RESERVATION required.
From 21:00 to 24:00 h.: NIGHT VISIT TO THE HOSPITAL OF SAN JUAN BAUTISTA, TAVERA OR OUTSIDE. Free nocturnal access (free) to patios and church: Greco, burial mound of Cardinal Tavera (Alonso de Berruguete), and also free guided tours inside the palace-museum and the historical pharmacy, with the following passes: 21.00h 21.45h 22.30h 23.15h. PREVIOUS BOOKING (*) necessary only for free guided tours: 30 pax. max./group. Duration: 45´
From 21:00 to 24:00 h.: NIGHT VISIT TO THE ” CASA DEL TEMPLE” . Free access (free) to the old Hispano-Muslim palace, dating from the end of the 11th or beginning of the 12th century. Islamic Arch; carpentries: pair and knuckle (upper floor), and in addition, free guided tours of the interior of the house-palace, now a museum. Guided tours: Passes: 21.00h 21.30h
22.00h 22.30h 23.00h 23.30h (Small groups: 10 pax. max.) (*) PRIOR RESERVATION required only for free guided tours.
From 21.00 to 24.00 h: NIGHT VISIT TO SANTA CRUZ MUSEUM . Free access (free) to the museum spaces and historical cloisters of this old Renaissance hospital of Santa Cruz, one of the most important in Spain: popular Toledan crafts, ceramics, important repertoire of Greco, Decorative Arts … a magnificent
historic building in the heart of Toledo.
From 21.00 to 24.00 h: NIGHT VISIT TO THE MUSEUM WORKSHOP OF THE MORO . Free access (free) to one of the examples of Mudejar palaces in Toledo, today a modern museum with an interesting selection of Hispano-Muslim pieces.
From 21.00 to 24.00 h: NIGHT VISIT TO THE VISIGODA CultureL MUSEUM (CHURCH DE SAN ROMÁN) . Free access (free) to one of the most enveloping and special spaces in Toledo: frescoes, colours, figures, horseshoe arches, building materials … show a unique atmosphere in Toledo.
From 21.00 to 24.00 h: NIGHT VISIT TO THE TRANSIT SINAGOGA (SEFARDI MUSEUM) . Free access (free) to enjoy the famous Prayer Room at night: coffered ceilings, polychrome poly-lobed arches, plasterwork and inscriptions, the women’s gallery, pieces and objects related to the Sephardic legacy … a delight for the senses. In addition, free guided tours (Passes: 21.30h and 22.30h). (*) PREVIOUS RESERVATION essential. Duration: 40 min. 50 pax/pass.
From 21.00 to 24.00 h: NIGHT VISIT TO THE SINAGOGA OF SANTA MARÍA LA BLANCA. Free access to the interior of one of the ten synagogues in the
the same street during the Middle Ages in the Jewish quarter of Toledo.
From 21 to 24.00 h: NIGHT VISIT TO THE MONASTERY OF SAN JUAN DE LOS REYES. Free access to the cloisters and church of this emblematic monument
toledano built by the Catholic Monarchs. (Access by the Plaza de San Juan de los
CHILDREN’s WORKSHOP ON MAZAPAN ELABORATION. Imparted by the toledano Obrador San Telesforo. Time: 21.00 h Location: Low cloister (20 children maximum). (*) PREVIOUS RESERVATION essential.