Puerta de Bisagra, Toledo

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  • Puerta de Bisagra
    by keeweechic
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    Puerta de Bisagra (Toledo, Spain)
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    Puerta Nueva de Bisagra
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    Puerta Nueva de Bisagra

    by keeweechic Written Sep 5, 2009

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    The Puerta Nueva de Bisagra Gate is the main entrance to the old city. The gate is also known as the The new Bisagra Gate as there are two. The old Bisagra gate faces into the old city and was built during the city’s occupation of the Moors during the 6th and 7th centuries. The new gate was built during the 16th century and extended the original gate. There is a huge eagle display on shield over the arch of the gate which is the city’s coat of arms.

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    Puerta Nueva de Bisagra

    by MM212 Updated Apr 20, 2006

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    On arriving into the old city of Toledo from the North, one first encounters this imposing gate with its ornate twin towers and double headed eagle. The Puerta Nueva de Bisagra was built in the 16th century as Toledo's "new" gate.

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    Puerta de Bisagra

    by SirRichard Updated Jun 29, 2003

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    Bisagra Gate

    This is the first City Walls Gate you will see if you come by car from Madrid or if you enter the city walking from the north.
    The big shied you see in front belongs to Carlos V, whose statue is inside, at the right as you pass the Gate.
    In the same square there is a tourist info, where U can get a map of the city.

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    Puerta Vieja de Bisagra

    by Jim_Eliason Updated Apr 2, 2005

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    Puerta Vieja de Bisagra

    These gates are the remnants of the original Moorish walls. It was the main entrance to the town and is of Moslem origins from the 9th century.

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