A stroll through the streets of this town will enable you to make contact with its people, its culture, its traditions and popular festivals so that you can experience Extremadura in full.
- Young people
- Single people
- Senior citizens
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Badajoz Metropolitan Cathedral Museum
Some of the most important pieces on display at this Cathedral Museum are the valuable panels by the painter Luis Morales, along with gold and silverwork and historical tapestries
Badajoz Provincial Archaeological Museum
This museum is located in one of the oldest and most representative buildings in Badajoz, where several thousands of archaeological objects of great historical relevance are kept.
MEIAC, Contemporary Art
In the old prison in Badajoz, this museum houses a collection of contemporary Spanish, Portuguese and Ibero-American art.
Fine Arts Museum
The Fine Arts Museum houses works by regional artists, and also by national artists, such as Goya and Picasso.
Badajoz Carnival Museum
The carnival is possibly the most important festival of the year in Badajoz
Badajoz — leisure and culture at the border
Crossed by the Guadiana River, there's nothing you won't find in Badajoz. The city's building façades and street corners are just oozing with history; not to mention its parks, ideal for a stroll or sports activities, and a wide range of services on offer to enable you to enjoy the city at your leisure.
Azud de Badajoz Special Protection Area (SPA) for Birds
The incomparable conditions around the weir known as El Azud de Badajoz have turned it into a home for endemic wildlife and many colonies of Spanish birds, whereby it has been declared a Special Protection Area for Birds.
The Alcazaba (Arab Fortress), a spectacular view
The Alcazaba, or fortress, was the origin of the city, the dwelling of the Kings of the Taifa Kingdom and the defensive structure which made Badajoz a strategic fort to control the area's historical borders.
This architectural masterpiece has been the venue for many key events throughout history, such as the Royal wedding of John I of Castile and Beatriz of Portugal in 1383.
Badajoz bullring hosts one of the most important bullfighting fairs in the region.