Trending on Doodo



About this place

Segovia is an ancient city with a history dating back to 2000 years. Every corner of the city depicts its rich culture and heritage. The city is said to be the home of royal Roman kings and there are numerous fairy-tale castles and medieval Romanesque churches throughout the region. Alcázar Palace is one of the highlights of the city. It is a centuries-old Roman palace with ornately decorated rooms. The castle served as an inspiration for Walt Disney's Cinderella Castle. Another leading attraction of the city is the Aqueduct of Segovia, an engineering marvel and a great monument built with 167 arches. A tour around the city takes you to the Roman era. You find plenty of parks, artistic gardens, elegant forts, and cozy eateries serving local delights.

Segovia is located on the plains of Old Castile, near Valladolid and the Spanish capital, Madrid.The name of Segovia is of Celtiberianorigin. Although historians have linked its old name to Segobriga, the recent discovery of the original Roman city in the nearby village of Saelices discarded this possibility.

Segovia @ Segovia

Segovia is a city in the autonomous community of Castile and León, Spain. It is the capital and most populated municipality of the Province of Segovia. Segovia is in the Inner Plateau, near the north..