Hanging Houses of Cuenca

A great place to travel to!

Hanging houses of Cuenca (the Casas Colgadas) is a complex of houses placed in Cuenca, Spain. These kind of houses were frequent along the eastern border of the ancient city in the past.

The origin remaining uncertain, there is proof of their existence in the fifteenth century. Throughout their history they have been refurbished several times, the most recent taking place during the 1920s. They have been used as individual homes, council houses, and currently the host to a mesón, a type of restaurant, and the Museo de Arte Abstracto Español, in Cuenca.

Cuenca is a city in centeral Spain, (about 140 kilometers east of Madrid), they are thought to have been built around the 15th century though the Hanging houses have been renovated quite a few times.

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