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Puerta de Alfonso VI

Calle Alfonso VI, Toledo, Spain
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Look on my works ye mighty …

Located just down from the Bisagra Gate, the Puerta de Alfonso (sometimes called “the old Bisagra... read more

Reviewed 5 October 2017
PJandSJ
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Matlock, United Kingdom
Impressive

One of several impressive gates to the city, this one is well over 1,000 years old. How is that for... read more

Reviewed 1 October 2017
Alfred V
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Amsterdam
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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.

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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.

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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 Cankut S
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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.

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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

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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.

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Reviewed 15 July 2015

Again and again and again every corner in Toledo is worth seeing, ddid more time you spend there more things you see and you will never regret it

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Reviewed 6 June 2015

You can park your car free of charge in the parking area in the Avenida Carlos III, just next to the remains of the Roman Circus. Walk in the direction of the City wall (the Paseo Recarado). Enjoy the beautiful gate and can take the...More

1  Thank Chris C
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