Posts Tagged Alcalá de Henares

Alcalá de Henares University


Alcalá de Henares has a long and proud history, thats for sure. Just check it out on Wikipedia. IN FACT it was a ‘city’ long before neighbouring Madrid got that same status! In the picture you see the old ‘Rectorado’ building, the main building of the University. This institution was originally founded by strongman Cardinal […]

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La Magistral – the Cathedral of Alcalá de Henares


Only cathedral in the world with the right be called Magistral, together with the St. Peter Church in Louvain, Belgium. This was a title given in recognition of the teaching inside those temples of God, and that its priests had to be doctors of theology.

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