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Puerta de Alfonso VI

Calle Alfonso VI, Toledo, Spain
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Amazing architecture

Every part of Toledo is worth visiting including Puerta Antigua de Bisagra. One of the finest... read more

Reviewed 29 June 2018
Solotraveler0609
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Gurugram (Gurgaon), India
The Old Aran Gateway

One of the many magnificent ancient gateways into the city of Toledo, the others being Puerta del... read more

Reviewed 28 June 2018
margareth700
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Holmfirth, United Kingdom
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Calle Alfonso VI, Toledo, Spain
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Reviewed 29 June 2018

Every part of Toledo is worth visiting including Puerta Antigua de Bisagra. One of the finest impression of Muslim era architecture. Toledo is awesome.

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Reviewed 28 June 2018

One of the many magnificent ancient gateways into the city of Toledo, the others being Puerta del Sol, Puerta del Cambrón and Puerta Bisagra. This gateway is also known as the Puerta Vieja de Bisagra (the old Bisagra Gate). When the new Puerta Bisagra was...More

Thank margareth700
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Reviewed 5 October 2017

Located just down from the Bisagra Gate, the Puerta de Alfonso (sometimes called “the old Bisagra gate”) is yet another of Toledo’s impressive medieval gates. We preferred this to the (new) Bisagra Gate because it’s not surrounded by traffic … just a small car park....More

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Reviewed 1 October 2017

One of several impressive gates to the city, this one is well over 1,000 years old. How is that for history? It looks very sturdy, yet decorative.

Thank Alfred V
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Reviewed 22 June 2017

This gateway to Toledo is of Arabian style architecture and is massive. This is a testament to just how heavily fortified the city was.

Thank seafare74
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Reviewed 20 March 2017

A historical gate with a very good architecture. There are many historical gates (Puerta Espanol) in Toledo but this is the best one do not miss this one there are sculpture inside a unified double gate actually

Thank CANKUTSERTLEK
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Reviewed 1 August 2016

It has an Arabian style, with an impressive stone structure, very big. Built on the IX century. Located at 200 meters from the “Puerta de Bisagra” and aside from the Hacienda del Cardenal restaurant.

Thank EMILE D
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Reviewed 26 June 2016 via mobile

The moors built these gates and fortified walls and have interesting architecture and are a joy to veiw. Stop and stare and take a picture by theses gates and walls. Don't miss

Thank rayrest
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Reviewed 29 April 2016

This gate is the only surviving part of the Arab wall built around Toledo in 9th century and was the only gate at that time. This gate is also known as the Puerta Vieja de Bisagra or the Old Bisagra Gate as a new gate...More

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Reviewed 23 August 2015

The architecture is beautiful, the views are magnificent. We did not do the interior tour only the outside.

Thank 5-2-go91
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