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Valladolid is the capital city of Castella-León and is famous for the buildings constructed during the Renaissance period. The economy of this city is very strong due to its thriving automobile industry. You can reach the city by taking cheap flights to Valladolid. The airport is juts 10 km away from the city and you can take a cab to reach your destination.
The most famous tourist destination of Valladolid is the cathedral. It was built by two famous architects Juan de Herrera and Alberto Churriguera. Their style of architecture was totally contrasting, which can be realized quite easily. While the interior is very sober, the exterior is extremely flamboyant. There is a museum beside the cathedral and it houses several famous artworks.
There are three famous churches in the city namely The Convent of San Pablo, The Church of San Miguel and San Julian and Monastery of San Benito. The façade of The Convent of San Pablo is an ideal specimen of Spanish Gothic architectural style. There are some great sculptures inside the church. The Church of San Miguel and San Julian is the most artistically beautiful church of Valladolid. There is a statue of Mary Magdalene inside the church. The Monastery of San Benito is more than 500 years old and is quite large in size. However, most of the sculptures that once adorned the building are now kept at the National Museum of Sculpture.
If you are a history lover, don’t forget to visit the Valladolid museum. The museum building was the home of a rich banker named Fabio Nelli. The museum has great collection of fine arts and archeology. After visiting the museum, you can go to the Columbus Monument. There is a statue of the famous explorer Columbus and another one of Faith. The sculptor of this celebrated piece of art is Antonio Susillo.
People visiting the city with their partner can spend some quality time at the Campo Grande. It was fashioned in the neoclassical style at the beginning but later evolved into a romantic type of garden. Besides trees and flowers, there are fountains and sculptures inside the garden.
The Plaza Mayor and the Town Hall are also great tourist attractions and you should visit them to fully understand the cultural heritage of this very old city. There are some other tourist destinations in Valladolid and to enjoy their beauty, pack your bags and buy tickets in cheap flights to Valladolid now.