Cultura de España
|La Corrida de Toros|| |
This modern spectacle between a man and a bull began in 1726.
|Los Pirineos|| |
These mountains separate Spain from France.
|La Sagrada Familia|| |
Located in Barcelona, this cathedral was started by Gaudí in 1882.
|Las Fallas|| |
Paper maché figures are burned during this 2 week long festival in Valencia.
|La Casa Batlló|| |
Built by Gaudí in 1905, this building is often called the "House of Bones".
|La Alhambra|| |
Located in Granada, this "red" castle was the residence of Muslim kings until 1492.
|La Naranja|| |
this thick skinned fruit originated on the Iberian Peninsula and is used to make juice.
|Los San Fermines|| |
This week long festival takes place every July in the town of Pamplona.
|Los Azulejos|| |
These tile always have either geometric or floral designs.
|El Jamón Serrano|| |
Made from Iberian pigs, this mountain ham is dried at high elevations.
|Las castañuelas|| |
A percussion instrument dating back to the Phoenecians.
|La Costa del Sol|| |
Many Europeans come here to escape the cold during the winter months.
|El Queso Manchego|| |
This cheese is made form sheep's milk and is originally from La Mancha.
|El Palacio Real|| |
This is the largest palace in Western Europe. It is also where Señorita's dining room table is located.
|La Pedrera|| |
Located in Barcelona, this apartment building was built by Gaudí.
|El Largarto de Gaudí|| |
This famous Gaudí lizard is located in Parc Güell, Barcelona.
|Las Cuevas de Altamira|| |
These caves are famous for the colorful prehistoric art found on the walls.
|La Maestranza|| |
This famous bullring in Sevilla seats 14,000 people.
|El Flamenco|| |
A type of traditional dance and guitar music from the region of Andalucia.
|Las Tapas|| |
These traditional Spanish snacks are similar to appetizers.
|La Paella|| |
A traditional Spanish dish that is made of saffron rice, seafood and chicken.
|La Mezquita de Córdoba|| |
This famous sight was a church until 711 when it became a mosque. It turned back into a church in 1236.
|La Tortilla Española|| |
A traditional Spanish food that is very similar to an omelette with potatoes.
|La Catedral de Sevilla|| |
This is the largest Gothic cathedral in the world. It houses the tomb of Columbus.
|El Torre de Oro|| |
An octagonal watchtower in Sevilla, this building once served as a prison. It is now a naval museum.
|Las aceitunas|| |
Spain grows over 260 varieties of this tasty food.
|El Museo Guggenheim|| |
A modern art museum that is located in Bilbao.
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- "La Sagrada Familia" image
- "Las Fallas" image
- "La Casa Batlló" image
- "La Alhambra" image
- "La Naranja" image
- "Los San Fermines" image
- "Los Azulejos" image
- "El Jamón Serrano" image
- "Las castañuelas" image
- "La Costa del Sol" image
- "El Queso Manchego" image
- "El Palacio Real" image
- "La Pedrera" image
- "El Largarto de Gaudí" image
- "Las Cuevas de Altamira" image
- "La Maestranza" image
- "El Flamenco" image
- "Las Tapas" image
- "La Paella" image
- "La Mezquita de Córdoba" image
- "La Tortilla Española" image
- "La Catedral de Sevilla" image
- "El Torre de Oro" image
- "Las aceitunas" image
- "El Museo Guggenheim" image
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