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Buitrago del Lozoya

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Country  Spain
Province  Madrid
Demonym(s)  Buitragueños
Elevation  975 m
Autonomous community  Community of Madrid
Comarca  Sierra Norte (Madrid)
Time zone  CET (UTC+1)
Population  1,952 (2014)
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Weather  11°C, Wind W at 18 km/h, 80% Humidity
Points of interest  Castle of Buitrago del Lozoya, Museo Picasso ‑ Colecció, Iglesia de Santa María del, Muralla Y Torre Del Reloj

Buitrago del Lozoya ([bwiˈtɾaɣo ðel loˈθoʝa]) is a municipality of the autonomous community of Madrid in central Spain. It belongs to the comarca of Sierra Norte. The town is one of the few in the community that have maintained its walls, which are of Moorish origin (11th century) and have been restored in the 15th century. It lies on a peninsula surrounded by the Lozoya river.

Map of 28730 Buitrago del Lozoya, Madrid, Spain

Other sights include:

  • Buitrago del Lozoya Castle, a Gothic-Mudéjar structure dating from the 15th century, with rectangular plan
  • the church of Santa María del Castillo (1321), in the same style
  • the Picasso Museum. This small museum contains works by Pablo Picasso from the collection of Eugenio Arias. Arias, a barber by profession, came from Buitrago and was a friend of the artist.
  • References

    Buitrago del Lozoya Wikipedia

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