The Enchanted Houses of Toledo

The Enchanted Houses of Toledo

There are several houses in Toledo whose mysterious basements are enveloped in the halo of evil. In some are hidden fabulous treasures and riches; in others, like the house of the Chains, a Jew forges …

Roman Toledo

Roman Toledo

Rome and Toledo have many similarities. As a city, they sit on seven hills; they are furrowed by a river that endows them with a marked character, and for millennia they have housed very important …

La Ajorca de Oro, Gustavo Adolfo Bécquer

La Ajorca de Oro, Gustavo Adolfo Bécquer

She was beautiful, beautiful with that beauty that inspires vertigo, beautiful with that beauty that is nothing like the one we dream of in angels and yet is supernatural; diabolical beauty, which perhaps the devil …

The famous Sevillian poet loved Toledo like so many other great writers. He left written some legends that we share in these pages, essential.

Brief Biography of Gustavo Adolfo Bécquer

Originally from Seville, Spain, Bécquer was born on February 17, 1836. His father was a famous Sevillian painter who left Adolfo orphaned at the age of five… Gustav Adolf Becquer (1836-1870) Portrait of Gustavo Adolfo …

The Table of Solomon and Toledo

The Table of Solomon and Toledo

This is a unique object for its symbolic and material value that the Arabs found in the capital of the Visigothic Kingdom in the early days of the conquest and the Muslim chronicles unanimously called …

The Penance of Bishop Acu√Īa

The Penance of Bishop Acu√Īa

1521. The Comuneros are defeated and persecuted throughout Castile. An affront to the Cathedral of Toledo unleashes one of the most terrifying legends of the city… ” The Penance of Bishop Acuña” A Legend from …

Palo Man

Palo Man

This is not a legend, but it shows us how popular tradition assigns names "curious" to typical places in Toledo. Calle Hombre de Palo in Toledo, on a winter night. It was not until the …

The Bitter Well

The Bitter Well

El Pozo Amargo, in Toledo 3.7 08 ” Time has passed that in the noble mansion of Doña Leonor silence is absolute. Finished the rosary, that passes the own owner after yantar of the night, …

Virgen de Alfileritos

Virgen de Alfileritos

” Times were those of discoveries and wars for men, of loneliness and tears of absence for women. Italy, Flanders and the Indies were places where a youth covered itself with glory, writing history and …

La Cava

La Cava

No one knows how Count D. Julian’s daughter died. In that upheaval of an empire that sank in the Guadalete with horrible din, in that disappearance of an entire race, all the characters that, more …