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The Phantom of the Castle of San Servando

The Phantom of the Castle of San Servando

There are not a few who claim that ” something” they have seen or felt in the Castle of San Servando. This ” legend” already comes from time immemorial, as we can observe in the …

The Elf House of Toledo

The Elf House of Toledo

It’s been a while since we’ve shared a new Toledo legend. They’re not over, they’re still left. Among all those we still have to share, today we bring a text that we have always liked, …

The Christ of Mutiny

The Christ of Mutiny

Not long ago we were able to share a ” new” legend from Toledo found thanks to the great work of dissemination that various institutions and administrations are doing of their funds on the Web, …

La Dama del Armiño, children's version

La Dama del Armiño, children’s version

I know that there are many of you who come to these pages looking for legends adapted to the smallest. Schools, institutes or families seek to transmit the best known legends of Toledo trying to …

The Lady of the Ermine

The Lady of the Ermine

A lady, some identify as Doña Jerónima de las Cuevas, looks at us coldly, distantly, from the masterful portrait left by El Greco almost five hundred years ago. The mother of the only son of …

The Lower Vega of Toledo

The Lower Vega of Toledo

La Vega Baja de Toledo ” La Vega Baja de Toledo” is the title of the first book edited by Toletum Visigodo in collaboration with the Fundación Cultura y Deporte, the Toledo City Council and …

Toledo's SIX Most Terrifying Legends

Toledo’s SIX Most Terrifying Legends

In these preamble days of summer, of holidays, during which many strive to examine themselves to fulfill their obligations and others conscientiously prepare their well-deserved vacations, we recover what we have published, and while we …

The bells of San Lucas and Santo Tomé

The bells of San Lucas and Santo Tomé

Several of Toledo’s notable sons had spent the afternoon of a day in 1520 under the Gothic and spacious cloisters of the Holy Cathedral, as was their custom, talking about how they would put an …

The Angel of the Hinge Door

The Angel of the Hinge Door

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The ghost of the Alcazar of Toledo

The ghost of the Alcazar of Toledo

From a very young age, His Royal Highness Alfonso XIII used to visit Toledo. Even several times a year due to its proximity to the Court located in Madrid and to the train that almost …