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This tower, so emblematic of Sevilla, is another case of a minaret being converted into a bell tower. The bells are pretty impressive. Much as I like bells, I was just as glad these didn't ring when I was in the top of the tower.

Belltower

 

To climb the Giralda you must walk up a ramp. There are 30 switchbacks, and it adds up to about eight stories. The view from the top is very grand.

But speaking of views, it was time to get back on that fast train and make one last stop in the north, in Toledo.

 

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NOVEMBER 2004: SPAIN

Highlights:
MADRID
Paseo del Prado
Real Jardin Botanico
Parque del Retiro

CORDOBA
Patio de las Naranjas
Los Reyes Cristianos
La Mezquita

GRANADA
Albaicin
Alhambra - Palacio
Alhamba - Alcazar
Alhambra - Generalife
La Plaza Nueva
Catedral de Granada

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Ronda - Plaza de Toros
Jerez de la Frontera

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Barrio Santa Cruz
Reales Alcazares
Los Jardines
Catedral de Sevilla
La Giralda

Toledo

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