The city’s history of battles between Moors and Christians is reflected in its architecture, which is a blend of Roman, Islamic, Northern Gothic and Italian Renaissance styles. Of the 30 or so towers from the Muslim period, the Torre del Bujaco is the most famous.
Criteria for inclusion as a World Heritage Site
|iii||To bear a unique or at least exceptional testimony to a cultural tradition or to a civilization which is living or which has disappeared.||All|
|iv||To be an outstanding example of a type of building, architectural or technological ensemble or landscape which illustrates (a) significant stage(s) in human history.||All|
|Benquerencia Audio Guide en es||30.6km||site_izi|
|Cave of Maltravieso||2020||1.9km||site_ao|
|Museo del Queso||2019||10.5km||site_ao|
|The Tower of the Storks||2019||0.2km||site_ao|
|Don Alvaro Alley||2019||0.1km||site_ao|
|Hermitage of Santo Cristo||2019||28.1km||site_ao|
|The ‘Astronaut’ of Casar||2019||0.2km||site_ao|
|Moorish Cistern of Cáceres||2019||0.2km||site_ao|
|Car in Concrete||2017||12.9km||site_ao|
About the source: UNESCO
Within UNESCO's broad remit, this specialised agency of the UN works towards international cooperation agreements to secure the world's cultural and natural heritage, designating venues of exceptional value as World Heritage Sites.