Mogarraz Medieval Town, Castile and Leon
Naturally isolated between natural parks and mountain ranges, the medieval town of Mogarraz preserves the traditional architectural style and keeps the old traditions alive. The town is located in the western part of Castile and Leon, towards Portugal, and has a bit more than 300 inhabitants. Mogarraz has a distinctive urban layout, with influences from the Arab and Jewish worlds, and houses with timbered bars and symbols carved in stone. The town’s artisanal tradition is widely known throughout Spain and abroad, especially for the jewelry work, traditional costumes and rustic embroidery. Strolling through Mogarraz, you might spot a few of the 14 water fountains scattered throughout the village, dating from 1600.