Category: Toledo

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Toledo Trip Part 6 – Plaza Zocodover

بِسْمِ اللَّهِ الرَّحْمَنِ الرَّحِيم October is here and it means autumn!! The weather has been very pleasant in Madrid. Have been walking around the house for my daily morning-walk of 45 minutes and the temperature is normally around 15 to 18 degrees celcius at 10 in the morning. Some of...

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Cristo de La Luz Restaurant Review

بِسْمِ اللَّهِ الرَّحْمَنِ الرَّحِيم I have been busy with study (taking Diploma in Islamic Studies) and on top of that I recently enrolled for Intensive Arabic 2-years Program on September. Both are offered by Islamic Online University. The Diploma is totally FREE, you do not need to pay anything (donation...

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Toledo Trip Part 5 – Mosque in Toledo

بِسْمِ اللَّهِ الرَّحْمَنِ الرَّحِيم Continuing from the previous post of Toledo Trip Part 4.. It was finally the time to visit Cristo de la Luz Mosque in Toledo. We walked our way up from Bisagra Gate to Puerta del Sol. Along the way to Puerta del Sol (picture above), I...

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Toledo Trip Part 4 – Gates and Wall of Toledo

بِسْمِ اللَّهِ الرَّحْمَنِ الرَّحِيم Continuing from the previous post of Toledo Trip Part 3.. What should we do next? As we had much time to spend wandering, DH suggested (after checking the map intently) that we walk around the wall of Toledo and at the same time able to check...

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Toledo Trip Part 3 – Jewish Quarter

بِسْمِ اللَّهِ الرَّحْمَنِ الرَّحِيم Continuing from the previous post of Toledo Trip Part 2.. Now… Let’s find the Tourist Information Center in Toledo after being side-tracked with all the bling bling of the gorgeous Toledo souvenirs. ^^ The TIC is inside the City Hall building situated just across the Toledo...

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Toledo Trip Part 2

بِسْمِ اللَّهِ الرَّحْمَنِ الرَّحِيم Continuing from the previous post of Toledo Trip Part 1. As we roamed around the area after passing by briefly Teatro de Rojas, we walked through an alley where many souvenir shops are located. The picture above is a souvenir shop specialised in Damasquinado (or Damasquino),...

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Toledo Trip Part 1

بِسْمِ اللَّهِ الرَّحْمَنِ الرَّحِيم  We took the local bus number 5 to downtown Toledo right after alighting the AVANT train at Toledo train station. After reading some information on the internet, some suggested that it is better to take a taxi or a bus to go right to downtown Toledo...

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How to go to downtown Toledo by local bus

بِسْمِ اللَّهِ الرَّحْمَنِ الرَّحِيم After arriving in Toledo, we saw a crowd gathering right at the gate where you can see two girls standing in the picture above. There is a small Tourist Information Center (TIC). There´s a very long queue just for asking questions and only one officer. Aigoo…...

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Madrid to Toledo by Train

بِسْمِ اللَّهِ الرَّحْمَنِ الرَّحِيم Hola Toledo! We went to Toledo on the weekend of July, a blazing scorching hot day. Toledo is a great site for a one-day getaway trip from Madrid (only 70 km south of Madrid). We took the train scheduled at 9.20am from Atocha Station and returned at...