Among the different meanings of the term helmet , this time we are interested in staying with its meaning as a set of constructions which develops in a specific geographical space, usually with a reduced surface area. Historical , for its part, is that linked to the history (past events that, due to their relevance, are considered worthy of study and dissemination).
The idea from historic helmet therefore alludes to core of the oldest buildings in a city . Also called the historic center, this helmet includes the first buildings that marked the birth of the locality in question.
Usually a historic center has cultural, social and tourist value . It constitutes the roots of the city and the foundations from which the rest of the buildings, institutions, etc. arose. That is why historical centers are usually protected by the authorities through laws and regulations, preventing buildings from being demolished or restructured.
The historic center of the Peruvian city of Lime , for example, is part of 1988 of the World Heritage that protects the UNESCO . This area develops between the districts of Rimac and of Fenced . In the historic center of Lime they find the Main Square , the Cathedral and the city Hall , among other sites of interest.
In Spain , one of the most important historical centers is that of Saragossa , with neighborhoods like The cupcake , Would have , San Miguel and Saint Paul . Among its main attractions are the Savior Cathedral , the Slice and the Royal Cavalry Mastership .
In addition to Zaragoza, there are other historical centers in Spain that are true jewels:
-Cáceres. Its historic center is known as the Old City and is declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO. That distinction was granted because it is one of the most beautiful and complete urban complexes of the medieval and Renaissance type in the world. Among its most significant monuments are the Co-Cathedral of Santa María, the Arco de la Estrella, the Palace of Las Veletas, the Torre de Bujaco or the Palaces of the Golfines.
-Toledo is another of the Spanish cities that has a historic center declared a World Heritage Site. In 1986 it was when he obtained that statement thanks to constructions such as the Elizabethan Gothic Monastery of San Juan de los Reyes, the Cathedral of Santa María, the Mudejar Puerta del Sol, the Old Door of Bisagra, the Church of San Román or the Synagogue of Santa María la Blanca.
-Córdoba is, in the same way, another of the cities of Spain that has a historic center declared a World Heritage Site. Moreover, it has the second largest historical center in Europe without forgetting that it is the largest urban space in the world that has that statement. It is a real pleasure to visit it and to discover some of its most special buildings and monuments such as the Mosque-Cathedral, the Jewish quarter, the Roman Bridge, the Alcazar de los Reyes Cristianos or the House of Sepharad.