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Puerta de la Ciudad, Loja

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Charged with the task of being the city's first impression, Puerta de la Ciudad gallantly greets visitors with its arched doorway and two imposing turrets. This castlelike entrance welcomes visitors on the main street, guarding the central plazas that can be found just inside. The castle gate houses an art museum that focuses on modern expression of local identity. Throughout the museum you'll also find an archeology gallery with tools and weapons belonging to pre-Hispanic cultures, a cafeteria, craft store, and vantage points overlooking the city. To visit Puerta de la Ciudad and get the most from your holiday in Loja, create itinerary details personal to you using our Loja itinerary maker.
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  • It only takes a few minutes to check out this site and you can walk from the centre. Worth seeing. It is also included as a short stop on the city tour bus.  more »
  • Since arrived the party was prendidisima, had status in places cool but this is one of my favorite ☺lo only bad is that is finished soon the festival
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  • One of them places more representative of Loja, much history and tradition in this beautiful place. A place very nice for the photos, both of the place as in the of the city, from the high of the tower.
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  • Landmark of the city of Loja. One of the points of interest in excellence whether you are a tourist.
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  • Nice