The walls of Lugo were built in the later part of the 3rd century to defend the Roman town of Lucus. The entire circuit ... More
Roman Walls of Lugo
The walls of Lugo were built in the later part of the 3rd century to defend the Roman town of Lucus. The entire circuit survives intact and is the finest example of late Roman fortifications in western Europe.
Lugo is a small city in the northwest of Spain. Its principal streets and monuments are surrounded by a roman wall which is very good conserved. You can walk on it and see the best views of the city for more than two thousand meters length. It had five doors to enter to the city but actually another five doors were added. The town grew up but it knew to conserve the defensive monument. It is really beautiful and was declared heritage for humanity. It is the best conserved roman wall you can find in all Europe. This ancient place give you a better understanding of what was one of the most important cities in the roman hispania.
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