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The best things to do in Ciudad Rodrigo

One of the first things to see in Ciudad Rodrigo is the castle and the walls. The castle is located in the highest part of the village and dominates the panorama of the city. Other attractions in Ciudad Rodrigo that you must see are the Cathedral of Santa Maria, the Palacio de la Marquesa de Cartago, and the House of the Marquis of Cerralbo, which located in the Plaza Mayor. The city's historical and artistic heritage is broad. Other Ciudad Rodrigo attractions and buildings that you can't are Cerralbo Chapel, the Church of San Pedro, San Isidoro, San Cristobal, the Diocesan Seminary of San Cayetano, and the ruins of the Convent of San Francisco. Visiting the Convent of San Agustin and the Palace of the Tiedra and Avila essential Ciudad Rodrigo.

In addition, the city has several festivals, like San Sebastián in January and San Blas in February, although the most important of the year is "The Carnival of the Bull" in February or March, depending on the dates of Lent. During this time, the city is mostly shut down and filled with people. Watching an "encierro," or running of the bulls, is one of the more unique things to do in Ciudad Rodrigo. More stuff to do in Ciudad Rodrigo includes enjoying the local food, an example of which are the typical fried eggs with farinato, a sausage made with breadcrumbs, pork fat, paprika, and spices and has a special "Designation of Origin" label. Other gastronomic highlights include the meneas potatoes, chanfaina, and hornazo (a type of pie filled with sausage which are usually eaten in the field the "Lunes de Aguas"). 

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