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Cervera Travel guide
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The capital of the Segarra, a town characterised by its impressive Santa María tower, dominates the surrounding limestone landscape. This medieval town has a university and a rich history, whose most famous episode is the signing of the Catholic Kings’ marriage contract. Cervera has retained its fine stately homes, especially in the carrer Major. The town is renowned for its cultural and artistic activities, such as the famous Passió, where episodes from the life of Christ are re-enacted.
Tourist attractions Cervera : Things to see and do
Pl. del Universidad
In 1716, Philip V closed the six Catalan universities, creating a single centre of higher education in Cervera, a monumental work of 18C Catalan civic architecture. The baroque style exterior façade (1726-1740) and the interior façade (around 1751) h..
In this large Catalan gothic basilica (14C), you will see a polygonal apse with adjoining chapels, a fine octagonal belltower, the fine stained glass windows on the 15C chevet and the ornate Altar of the Very Holy Mystery (18C).
Founded in 1914, this museum occupies the old 12C hospital of the Knights of the Order of St John of Jerusalem. Alongside the large archaeological collection of prehistoric, Iberian and romanesque pieces including a Bronze Age Preixana stele, there i..