Places of Interest nearby
Location address: España, Cáceres, Cáceres
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Cáceres (Spanish pronunciation: [ˈkaθeɾes]) is the capital of Cáceres province, in the autonomous community of Extremadura, Spain. In 2013 its population was around 96,000. The municipio has a land area of 1,750.33 km2 (675.81 sq mi), the largest geographically in Spain. The walled city has been declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
Cáceres is located along the Via de la Plata. The city was founded by the Romans in 25 BC.
The walls contain a perfect medieval town setting with no outward signs of modernity, for which reason many films have been shot here.
The old town is well known for its multitude of storks’’ nests.
Cáceres was declared a World Heritage City by UNESCO.
Cáceres is one of the cities beloning to the network of the Paths of Sefarad of the Caminos de Sefarad.
The city is a World Heritage Site. The Old Jewish quarter stands out.