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Route of the Historical Sites

Author: jluis / Date: Wed, 19/09/2018 - 13:02 / Tags:

There are fifteen villages that have been declared “Historical Sites” in the province of Salamanca, the capital city itself is one of them and it is was also declared “World Heritage”:

It is not a coincidence that six of these places are located in the Sierra de Francia: La Alberca, Mogarraz, Miranda del Castañar, Sequeros, San Martin del Castañar and Villanueva del Conde. In the nearby Sierra de Bejar, there are other villages: Bejar, Candelario and Montemayor del Rio, which are near the Via de la Plata.

Bullfighting Museum, Béjar

Author: manuel / Date: Tue, 23/10/2018 - 12:23 / Tags:

In the setting of "El Castañar" only 2 km far from Béjar and closet o the Sanctuary o El Castañar, we can visit the oldest bullring in Spain, known as "La ancianita". In the main building, there is a box seat, the ticket offices, the health services and this museum.

In this museum we can see a great variety of ítems and tolos related to the Fiesta and the bulls. We can find different objects related to bull fighters who have been in this bull ring, such as Isidoro Pamo "el Salamanquinito” (from Bejar).