Valladolid, Isabelline cloister of San Gregorio, Valladolid, Spain. Capital of Valladolid province, in the comunidad autónoma (autonomous community) of Castile-León,northwestern Spain. The city lies along the Pisuerga River at its confluence with the Esgueva, southwest of Burgos.
Hotel Felipe IV is a landmark in the Valladolid hotel industry. Located
in the city's most elegant area, right in the shopping district, the
hotel is next to the historical quarter of the city and 5... More…
Valladolid is the capital of
the Autonomous Community of Castilla y León. The region is surrounded
by castles and vineyards. The Duero River, a region well known for wine
through the region.
Much history has taken place in Valladolid. In 1469, Ferdinand I of
Aragon and Isabella of Castilla were married at Vivero Palace. Valladolid
flourished during the Golden Age. It was the capital of the kingdom and a
major center of trade, crafts and government. The Consejo de Indias
(Council of the Indies) was seated in Valladolid and in 1506, Christopher
Columbus died in the city. The son of Carlos V, Felipe II, was born in
Valladolid in 1527. During the 17th and 18th centuries the glory of the
A tour of the city will feature the home of Miguel de Cervantes.
Prominent architecture reflects the splendor of its past from Romanesque towers,
to mudejar portals, and renaissance monasteries. The late-gothic
facade of the Church of San Pablo is breathtaking. Holy Week is a major
event to witness while in Valladolid.
The "Rivers of Light" Valladolid (English)
The "Rivers of Light" walk crosses through and connects different
areas of the centre of Valladolid. The actions carried out in the
areas has consisted of organizing and harmonizing the environment,
unifying the colour temperature of the different light sources used,
reducing light levels and enhancing the modelling of the
architectural volumes to achieve new visual sceneries. The installer
company ELPA, from Valladolid, and the manufacturers INDAL and
PHILIPS, have carried out the project which has opted for the use of
the latest LED technology in architectural lighting with optimum
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