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Location address: España, Toledo, Toledo
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Toledo (English /tɵˈliːdoʊ/ tə-LEE-doh; Spanish: [toˈleðo]; Latin: Toletum, Arabic: طليطلة, DIN: Ṭulayṭulah) is a municipality located in central Spain, 70 km south of Madrid. It is the capital of the province of Toledo and the autonomous community of Castile–La Mancha. It was declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO in 1986 for its extensive cultural and monumental heritage and historical co-existence of Christian, Muslim and Jewish cultures.
Toledo is one of the cities beloning to the network of the Paths of Sefarad of the Caminos de Sefarad.
The whole mazy urban network of the Jewish quarter of Toledo reflects the honour, with its two emblematic synagogues of El Tránsito and Saint Mary the White, of the prestige which converted Toledo into an essential centre of western Judaism.
Linked themes: History