The so-called “City of the Four Rivers”, shows us a historic centre dominated by medieval buildings and reminders of Romans, Arabs and Jews. Inside the walled enclosure of “La Força Vella” you can find the culminating works of its historical destiny.
The old quarter of which, along with its Roman aqueduct, are World Heritage Sites, lies on high ground between the Eresma and
Clamores Rivers. In addition to its famous aqueduct, numerous Romanesque churches, the Cathedral and Fortress go to form this magnificent landscape that presides over this part of Castile.
Monasterio del Escorial, was the first example of the architectural style which came to be known as Herrerian after its creator, Juan de Herrera. It holds the designation of Madrid.dia 3. escorialWorld Heritage site. Philip II used this Royal Site for his family pantheon. Construction work began in 1563 under Juan de Toledo, and on his death was continued by Juan de Herrera, who completed the building in 1584.