Alcala de Henares, Unesco Site, Alcalá de Henares, Spain

Founded by Cardinal Jiménez de Cisneros in the early 16th century, Alcalá de Henares was the world’s first planned university city. It was the original model for the Civitas Dei the (City of God), the ideal urban community the Spanish missionaries Which Brought to the Americas. It served as a model Also for universities in Europe and elsewhere. Visit Spain. Epic Spain Route © Monika Newbound

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