Badajoz

A city on the Portuguese border, known for its rich Moorish history, a ruined castle, a few museums, and a 12C cathedral.

Badajoz is the capital of the Province of Badajoz in the autonomous community of Extremadura, Spain. It is situated close to the Portuguese border, on the left bank of the river Guadiana. The city has a degree of eminence, crowned as it is by the ruins of a Moorish castle and overlooking the Guadiana river, which flows between the castle-hill and the powerfully armed fort of San Cristobal. The architecture of Badajoz is indicative of its tempestuous history; even the Badajoz Cathedral, built in 1238, resembles a fortress, with its massive walls. Its restaurants, pubs and nightlife are a major attraction for the Portuguese across the border.
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