ID Location - 157 -
- Name:Castile-La Mancha Regional Library
Name (Cartographic Ref.):Alcázar de Toledo
Owner:Titularidad estatal (Defensa) / Gestión autonómica (Cultura)
Autonomous Community:Castilla-La Mancha
Address:Calle General Moscardó
Contact:Comisión del Cine de Castilla-La Mancha
Phone:(34) 925 267 436
Description:The Regional Library of Castile-La Mancha occupies a full floor in the old Castle (Alcázar), next to the National Army Museum. It was designed in the 90's by Peridis and holds a large reading Hall, a Gallery of Portraits, a room for ancient texts and panoramic sights of all of Toledo.
Solar position of Principal facade:Oeste
Hours of Daylight:15 / 10
Climate:Toledo has a Mediterranean climate with a continental semi-arid touch, with little rainfall mainly concentrated in spring and late autumn, severe summer droughts and significant daily oscillation of temperatures. In winter frost is common, although less frequent than in other parts of the region, and the maximum in summer occasionally exceeds 40 °C. In 2007, Toledo was the third sunniest city in Spain, with 3040 hours of sunshine.
Building material:Stone and brick
State of Conservation:In good state
Geographical Environment:The library is located in the Alcazar of Toledo, in the historical district. From here you beautiful high views, from which one can see the roofs of Toledo.
Level of protection:Complete Monumental Protection
Historical-Cultural Context:One of the best preserved historic centers in the world, with dozens of sites cataloged and protected. It has been declared a World Heritage Site.
Usual activities:Reading, research, cultural events, exhibitions.
Distance to Parking:30 m.
Public Transportation Available:It is in the city center. Taxi, Bus, car (there is a large parking nearby). From Madrid: high-speed train (AVE) and a direct bus.
Public Utilities:Hotels, restaurants, cafes, nightclubs, museums, souvenir shops, pharmacies, medical services.
Vegetation density:Without vegetation