Top Historical Places in Segovia

Are you looking to explore the history of Segovia through the ages? There are a number of historical destinations in Segovia including the time-honored buildings, monuments, palaces, and parks where you can learn about the glorious past of Segovia. The presence of these historical sites and museums will take you on a walk through Segovia ‘s rich history.
If you are willing to have an in-depth historical information about Segovia, we recommend that you take a wonderful guided tour to cover the major historical attractions. Also, check the opening and closing time for each so that you can organize your time. Make sure that you go through the complete list of historical places in Segovia for a great trip!

Let's witness the history of Segovia with these top historical places - monuments and landmarks:

  1. Aqueduct Of Segovia

    Tags: Landmark, Historical Site, Architecture

    A landmark and the symbol of Segovia, the Aqueduct is a two storied aqueduct bridge which was named a World Heritage in the year 1985. It was built sometime during the latter half of the 1st century A.D. under the rule of the Roman Empire and was constructed to supply water from the Rio Frio River to the city. The pillars and arches of the two-storied tall Aqueduct are made of solid blocks of s...Read more
  2. Jardines De La Granja De San Ildefonso

    Tags: Outdoors, Garden, Palace

    Spread across 1500 acres, the gardens of the Royal Palace of La Granja de San Ildefonso deserve to be an independent tourist attraction!  Designed under the supervision of royal architect-designer Robert de Cotte, and actually undertaken by French architect Rene Carlier, the Jardines de la Granja de San Ildefonso has impressive fountains, beautiful sculptures and manicured lawns. 
  3. San Ildefonso O La Granja

    Tags: Historical Site, Palace, Architecture , Exhibition

    The San Ildefonso o La Granja or the Royal Palace of La Granja de San Ildefonso is an 18th century palace situated around 12 kilometres from the city of Segovia. The palace used to be the summer residence of the kings of Spain. With baroque style architecture and beautiful and visually stunning interiors, the palace has now been converted into a museum. On display are royal items- from crockery...Read more
  4. Iglesia De La Vera Cruz

    Tags: Religious Site, Cathedral

    Situated around 10-12 minutes walking distance from the old city centre, Iglesia de la Vera Cruz (Church of the True Cross) is an old yet splendid Romanesque church situated in lush green surroundings. It was constructed in the year 1208 by the Knights Templar to house a fragment of the True Cross. So, in actuality, the place is not a real church. It is sort of a shrine. The True Cross relic is...Read more
  5. House Museum Of Antonio Machado

    Tags: Museum, Historical Site, Exhibition , Specialty Museum

    Antonio Machado was a famous Spanish poet and one of the leading figures of the Spanish literary movement. From the year 1919 to the year 1932, he rented a room in a house on Desamparados street. Antonio Machado being an icon, the room was purchased by the Academy of History and Arts of San Quirce and they turned the house into a permanent remembrance of the poet. It is a museum of sorts where ...Read more
  6. Segovia Cathedral

    Tags: Religious Site, Architecture , Cathedral

    The Segovia Cathedral situated in old city is the last Gothic cathedral built in Spain. The construction of the cathedral began on the orders of Charles V in the year 1525. However, the work finally got complete in the year 1768. Affectionately called la dama de las catedrales, Segovia Cathedral has a stunning Gothic exterior combined with marvellous interiors. Trivia- the gothic choir pla...Read more
  7. Plaza De Medina Del Campo, Segovia

    Tags: Landmark, Monument

    Historical places have a charm of their own, and the Plaza De Medina Del Campo is a place you must visit if you believe in the magic of history. Located in the historic city of Segovia in the northwest of Madrid, in central Spain's Castile and León region, this monument holds a significant spot in the history of Spain. A perfect place to visit and explore with your friends and family, th...Read more
  8. Loba Capitolina Image
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    Tags: Monument

    “Loba Capitolina” when loosely translated in English means the “Capitoline Wolf”. Known to the Romans as an important character from their mythology, this monument is in itself very significant. Located in Segovia, Spain, it tells the story of Luperca, the wolf who suckled the founders of Rome. This legend is very popular and very significant. Many sculptures depicting ...Read more