This Jewrish quarter was the oldest and most important of the city of Leon. It is believed that a significant Jewish community was established here, in the southern hillside of the hill La Mota, on the left bank of Torio River in the X century, where they drove a thriving center of merchants and artisans, until its destruction in 1196. The archaeological remains found make possible to know at present how Jewish communities lived between the X and XII centuries, the utensils used and their traditions.

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Architecture:
Civil engineering
Historical Period:
Middle Ages

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Puente Castro (León). 24006 León.

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Oficina de Turismo of León

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Pza. San Marcelo (Antiguo Ayuntamiento). León. 24001 León.

Teléfono: 987 878 336

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Email: turismo@aytoleon.es

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Pza. de Regla, 2. León. 24003 León.

Telephone: 987 237 082

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