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Benjamín de Tudela street

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Basic Information

Location Tudela, Spain
Country Spain
City Tudela
Address Tudela, Spain

General Information

Open to visitors no
Need appointment no
Handicap accessibility no
Geographical Coordinates 42.0630,-1.6047


Summary

The current Benjamín de Tudela street is located at the north-western limit of the Vétula Jewish quarter and it pays homage to one of the sons of this city who has become best known worldwide over time.The Book of Journeys (Sefer Masaot) by Benjamín of Tudela, first published in Constantinople in 1543, is still a masterpiece as a first-hand account of the daily life of the Jews in the 12th century Crossing an arch, Benjamín de Tudela streets connects to Vida square onto which the Windows of the cathedral look out and via the square we reach Portal street which, on the left, features the beautiful Arch of the Virgin to continue, on the right, en route to the New Jewish quarter.


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Tudela



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