Manzanares el Real

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Manzanares el Real
Municipality
Castle of the Mendoza in Manzanares el Real
Castle of the Mendoza in Manzanares el Real
Banner o Manzanares el Real
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Manzanares el Real is locatit in Spain
Manzanares el Real
Manzanares el Real
Location in Spain
Coordinates: 40°43′38″N 3°51′40″W / 40.72722°N 3.86111°W / 40.72722; -3.86111
Kintra Spain
Autonomous commonty Commonty o Madrid
Comarca Cuenca Alta del Manzanares
Govrenment
 • Mayor Yolanda Aguirre Gómez
Area
 • Tot 128.4 km2 (49.6 sq mi)
Elevation 908 m (2,979 ft)
Population (2009)
 • Tot 7,244
 • Density 56/km2 (150/sq mi)
Demonym Rascafrienses
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Website Offeecial wabsteid

Manzanares el Real is a 7,250 inhabitant toun in the northren aurie o the autonomous Commonty o Madrid. It is locatit at the fuit o The Pedriza, a pairt o the Sierra de Guadarrama, an next tae the embalse de Santillana (the Santillana reservoir).

Main sichts[eedit | eedit soorce]

  • the New Castle o Manzanares el Real, the best conservit castle in the Commonty o Madrid. Construction commencin in 1475, it haes been uised in several motion picturs, maist notably El Cid
  • the Auld Castle o Manzanares el Real is the ruin o a umwhile fortress, kent as Plaza de Armas an aw. Anerly twa waws remain staundin, now integratit intae a garden complex. It wis built in Mudejar style o granite wi brick curbin.
  • Kirk o Nuestra Señora de las Nieves, foondit in the early 14t century. It haes a nave an twa aisles, separatit bi arcades on stane columns. The nave, in Romanesque styles, ends intae a pentagonal presbytery. The kirk haes a 16t-century Renaissance portico an aw.
  • Hermitage o Nuestra Señora de la Peña Sacra

Freemit airtins[eedit | eedit soorce]

Ruins o El Castillo Viejo de Manzanares el Real or Plaza de Armas, showin ane o its fower touers.