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Santander city Spain





Santander Spain, the capital port city of the autonomous community of Cantabria is located along the northern coast of Spain. This port city is popularly known as the most elegant city of Spain.
Being nestled amidst the grassy hills and green trees it offers a varied landscape on the shores of the Bay of Biscay. In most of the seasons Santander Spain experiences rainfall. The specialty of this place is its lovely and marvelous sandy beaches. Apart from the magnificent small and large beaches there are also some gardens that will surely touch the soul of the travelers with their magical charm.

Santander Spain is indeed the perfect blend of nature's beauty and urban ambiance. To get accustomed with the culture of Spain one should explore around this historic place. While taking a trip across Santander Spain one can taste the exotic seafood dishes that are prepared by the skillful chefs.

In 1912 a new vacation palace has been resorted by the Spanish Royals and since then this city started acquiring fame as one of the most popular resort spots of Spain. It gradually became the wealthy people's place of visiting. But unfortunately in 1941 a large area of this city had been destroyed by fire. Subsequently, that ruined portion has been reconstructed retaining the unique architectural style that once been enjoyed by the tourists. Santander's popular Gothic Cathedral is now the part of this rebuild area.

One may stroll round the city for the purpose of visiting the fascinating palace grounds. The other most famous view of Santander Spain include
  • Historic and religious buildings
  • Museums
  • Parks

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