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Museo del Tratado de Tordesillas

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Address: Casas del Tratado | Plaza del Mayor, 1,, 47100 Tordesillas, Spain
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This is worth a visit as it helps you understand the history of how new world was apportioned, with before and after - which even my teenage kids found interesting!

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 26, 2014
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London, United Kingdom
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77 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015

Tordesillas is packed with history and the The Treaty of Tordesillas surpasses them all as it was and still is, of great global significance. For the first time ever, the global powers (Spain & Portugal) decided how to carve up the then known world outside Europe. The intrigues both before and after the signing of the Treaty makes fascinating reading... More 

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

This is worth a visit as it helps you understand the history of how new world was apportioned, with before and after - which even my teenage kids found interesting!

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Ancona, Italy
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

Although there are a few old pieces, it isn't so much a museum as a centre explaining the background to the treaty (the state of geographical knowledge at the time, ships' capabilities…), with models of Columbus's ships, contemporary books on navigation, navigational instruments, copies of maps of the western ocean, and explanations of Spanish and Portuguese interpretations of and modifications... More 

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Coleraine, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2013

The Treaty House features the story of how the Spanish and Portuguese monarchies, with a little help from the Pope, met to divide up the western world by drawing lines on a map, the purpose being to avoid disputes over newly discovered territories; very interesting for those who have a taste for history.

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Cascais, Portugal
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2012

A place with a unique importance in the history of the world. It was here that the kings of Spain and Portugal divided in half the unknown world ... It has an area quite informative The site could be a little more snug

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Address: Address: Casas del Tratado | Plaza del Mayor, 1,, 47100 Tordesillas, Spain
Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Castile and Leon  >  Province of Valladolid  >  Tordesillas

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