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Location address: España, Cáceres, Plasencia
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Roasted suckling lamb from La Vera is a traditional delicacy you should try in Plasencia.
Typical festivals in the city are the June fair of Plasencia. The first Tuesday of August is the Procession and Festivities of la Virgen del Puerto Plasencia. The first Sunday after Easter is the Sunday Fair of the Cherry-tree in flower El Jerte Valley.
Plasencia is a walled market city in the province of Cáceres, Extremadura, Western Spain. As of 2013, it has a population of 41,047.
Plasencia is one of the cities beloning to the network of the Paths of Sefarad of the Caminos de Sefarad.
Plasencia had a large Jewish community, spread over various parts of the town, such as Plaza Mayor Square, Calle Don Marcos Street and Trujillo. The old synagogue was in what is now Mirabel Palace. Recent excavations have uncovered remains from that Jewish fraternity.
Linked themes: History