Free Sofia Tour turns 6 years this week! To celebrate this, we made a list the 10 countries we’ve had most visitors from. So far we’ve presented to you our #10, Israel#9, Netherlands#8, Italy#7, Australia and #6,France.

Today, we will tell you 6 interesting facts about Spain, which comes 5th by number of guests with 5563 visitors so far.

Fact №1: Spain is proud of having the world’s oldest functioning lighthouse, built by the Romans in the 1st or 2nd century and today called The Tower of Hercules.


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Fact №2: Spanish is the second most widely spoken language in the world, after Chinese.

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Fact №3: The ancient Roman Aqueduct of Segovia in Spain was built in the 1st century A.D. and still supplies water to the city.

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Fact №4: Vasco Núñez de Balboa was the first European to have seen or reached the Pacific Ocean.

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Fact №5: A 2002 survey of around 100 well-known authors from 54 countries voted for the most meaningful book of all time, they chose Don Quixote, the famous book written by Spanish author Miguel de Cervantes in 1605.

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Fact №6: More than 145 000 kg tomatoes were used in 2015 at “La Tomatina”, the famous Tomato fight held in Spain every year.

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