This impressive 16th century gateway is undoubtedly one of the finest entrances to the ancient city. Built by Covarrubias in ... More
Puerta de Bisagra
This impressive 16th century gateway is undoubtedly one of the finest entrances to the ancient city. Built by Covarrubias in 1555, it more than merits the adjective "imperial". On the facade, there is a gigantic coat of arms of Castille and Leon kingdom and the two-headed eagle which represented the reign of the Spanish monarchs during the Habsburg empire. The gateway is formed by two buildings joined by a patio and crenellated wall.
This square is the central point of the city where locals and visitors get the chance to meet. The main
streets of the old part of town start here and lead tourists to the principal historical sites. You can ...
Come here for good value, traditional, homemade dishes. The locals have been coming for the last 46 years. It's located
next to the Puerta de Bisagra and the iglesia del Arrabal. Try the soups, carcamusas (pork with thick tomato ...
This former residence built in the late 18th century by Cardenal Lorenzana houses the Hostal del Cardenal, a three star
establishment located next to the Puerta de Bisagra. An 18th century tapestry hangs on the front wall of the ...
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