The Museum of Caceres is disposed in building of the Palace de las Veletas. There is housed also the Arabic cistern - one of the remains that has survived of the military Almohade citadel. The cistern was restructured in the 15th century and remodeled in the XVII-th and XVIII-th centuries. It is one of the largest of its time and still collects the rainwater that falls in the Renaissance patio that covers it.
Extremadura (Estremaura in Extremadura and the fala). It is a Spanish autonomous community located in the southwest of the Iberian Peninsula. It is composed of the two largest provinces in Spain: Cáceres yBadajoz. Extremadura bounded on the north by the provinces of Salamanca, Ávila (Castilla y León), south conHuelva, Sevilla and Cordoba (Andalusia), on the east, with Toledo and Ciudad Real (Castilla-La Mancha) and west conPortugal. Its capital is Mérida (Augusta Emerita old), the city recognized by the Statute of Autonomy as the seat of the Government of Extremadura.