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Caceres Unesco Ancient Town

city center, Caceres, Spain
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Ranked #1 of 33 attractions in Caceres
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Historic Sites
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Ancona, Italy
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846 reviews 846 reviews
494 attraction reviews
618 helpful votes 618 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014

It's an area of cobbled streets, old stone buildings, chimney pots with nests on them, etc, and it's pretty in a theme-park-ish sort of way. The trouble is that there's practically nothing in the way of normal life - it's all but impossible to find an ordinary bar, for instance, and everyone else you see looks like another tourist -... More

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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61 reviews 61 reviews
53 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2014

From it's grand entrance in the Plaza Mayor (main square) of Caceres, you are presented with three winding streets, almost lanes to go down and all are beautiful. The ancient buildings are stunning and the churches are all very beautiful. If you speak Spanish, there are some informative plaques here and there on the walls, which are very interesting. And... More

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Santander, Spain
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75 reviews 75 reviews
61 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2014

This city is amazing. The "casco antiguo" just blew up my mind, specially at night. Very well kept. Anywhere you look at is special.

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Lincolnshire
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76 reviews 76 reviews
10 attraction reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2014

Nice to wonder around, but we preferred nearby Trujillo for atmosphere. Very much worth at least a days visit.

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Madrid, Spain
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31 reviews 31 reviews
22 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2014

The churches, houses, castles, streets, bridges, storks, restaurants, the people, everything, ......

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Toronto, Canada
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61 reviews 61 reviews
28 attraction reviews
76 helpful votes 76 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2014

Great town, but nothing to see inside.the outside is worth a visit , but take the wall walk to see it best

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San Antonio, Texas
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85 reviews 85 reviews
44 attraction reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2014

It's true what the previous reviewers have written---there a very few businesses in the old town. It is like a large museum. it's lovely this way. A nice break from tourist destinations where the shops that sell worthless tourist junk are densely packed right next to the historical sites.

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Panama City, Panama
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7 reviews 7 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2014

Felt like in a movie set. Spectacular scenery. Excellent restaurants. Very well preserved and taken care of. Highly recommended.

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Faro, Portugal
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

Great atmosphere in this part of the old town. The Colours and the old buildings are worth visiting!

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Cascais, Portugal
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142 reviews 142 reviews
64 attraction reviews
117 helpful votes 117 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2014

Caceres is an historic UNESCO heritage city that deserves a weekend to be visited. Great for strolling, drinking wine and having tapas has beautifull atractions to visit.

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