Cuéllar is located in the northern part
of the province of Segovia. It is a town whose walls, castle and
church of San Martín were awarded the status National Artistic
Monument in 1931. Prominent in the highest part of the town is
the castle of the Dukes of Alburquerque, from the 15th and 16th
centuries. With a rectangular plan and four large towers at the
corners, three of them circular, the outstanding features are
the parade ground and the gallery of the south façade,
both of which are from the Renaissance period. Also interesting
is the church of San Martín, which currently houses the Mudejar
Arts Centre. Near the church is the arch of San Basilio, with
elements of the Mudejar style and some Gothic features on the
top of some its panels. Also important are the churches of San
Andrés, from the 13th century and located outside the city walls;
San Miguel and San Esteban.
Source: Web server of Instituto de Turismo de España, TURESPAÑA.