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 …

Christ of Light

Christ of Light

” Tradition tells us that King Alfonso entered the city through the old gate of Bisagra, which now bears his name, accompanied by a large retinue of important characters. Tradition has it that back in …

The stone (or peña) of the Moorish King

The stone (or peña) of the Moorish King

The Toledan tradition says that on nights with a clear and luminous moon, a shadow can be seen floating over it and its surroundings. It is the spirit of Prince Abul-Walid who comes out of …

The Stream of the Degollada

The Stream of the Degollada

These were the days of the reconquest of Toledo by King Alfonso VI. All over the twisted streets of the city there were patrols of pawns and riders who, like policemen, watched over all the …

El Cristo de la Vega, legend of Toledo

El Cristo de la Vega, legend of Toledo

” There were two lovers in Toledo: Diego Martínez and Inés de Vargas. They had maintained premarital relations and she, in view of the knowledge that her father had of such a fact, demands that …

Galiana, the legend of Toledo

Galiana, the legend of Toledo

The Legend of the Palaces of Galiana, or of Galiana, is a set of diverse stories, which all start from a beautiful blackberry that ” dazzles” every Christian who sees it. In this case, we …