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Warning signs to stop tourists climbing Segovia aqueduct
Culture Sat, Apr 23, 2016

Warning signs to stop tourists climbing Segovia aqueduct

CITY authorities in Segovia have had to put signs up to warn visitors and residents not to keep climbing the famous aqueduct. The temptation is too much for some locals and tourists, who are frequently seen scrambling...

Puppets invade Segovia for annual fiesta
Culture Fri, May 13, 2011

Puppets invade Segovia for annual fiesta

Hundreds of puppets dancing on balconies or in and around the historic monuments and mediaeval palaces, much to the surprise and wonder of young and old alike, are all part of Segovia's International Puppet Festival...

Group hug for Segovia aqueduct on its ‘birthday’
Culture Sun, Oct 18, 2009

Group hug for Segovia aqueduct on its ‘birthday’

TO mark the 125th anniversary of the unique and beautiful aqueduct in Segovia being declared a national heritage monument, about a thousand people formed a human chain around the ancient Roman construction yesterday....

Culture Mon, Jul 14, 2008

13th century window uncovered during Segovia castle...

Work to restore the Juan II tower of the Alcázar de Segovia has revealed a small 13th century window that experts believe dates back to the time of Alfonso X (The Wise) who set up court there in 1256. Alcázar director...

Segovia glass factory´s royal wedding present
Culture Wed, Feb 25, 2004

Segovia glass factory´s royal wedding present

The National Glass Centre, which manages the old La Granja Royal Glass Factory in Segovia, have created a mock up of a sculpture "which evokes nature" (photo) which will be their wedding present to Prince Felipe...

Segovia pays homage to Antonio Machado
Culture Tue, Feb 24, 2004

Segovia pays homage to Antonio Machado

The 65th anniversary of the death of the poet Antonio Machado (1875-1939) was celebrated on Sunday in the garden of the former poet´s home in Segovia which has been converted into a museum. Nearly two hundred people...

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