Puerta de Bisagra, Toledo

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World heritage site · Landmark · Tourist Spot
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Cross through Puerta de Bisagra to see how it looks from both inside and outside the city, and to appreciate its interior. This mighty gate is of Moorish origin but was rebuilt in the 16th century, not for defensive purposes, but to demonstrate the great power of the emperor. On the city side, look for the doubled-headed eagle that is the focal point of the coat of arms for Charles V, Holy Roman Emperor. On the outer side, look for city’s coat of arms. Be careful: The gate faces a busy roundabout. Plan to see Puerta de Bisagra and other attractions that appeal to you using our Toledo attractions tool.
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  • This deserves to be higher on tripadvisor. These gates - two gates separated by maybe 30 meters - are beautiful and part of the charm of a place like Toledo. There's a park across the road with some.....  more
    This deserves to be higher on tripadvisor. These gates - two gates separated by maybe 30 meters - are beautiful and part of the charm of a place like Toledo. There's a park across the road with some.....  more »
  • Access to the city! Monumental and seeble from distance. Best way to access this ancient masterpiece. 
    Access to the city! Monumental and seeble from distance. Best way to access this ancient masterpiece.  more »
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  • Beautiful place to visit. Make sure you plan your visit by knowing where to park and locating the escalators to go up and down to the top of Toledo. The walk can be challenging.
  • It was a good exploration of the city outside of the walls. There was also a tourist visitor center and a churro shop in the vicinity.

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