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Arcos de Santa Maria, Burgos
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Once an integral section of the massive defensive wall surrounding ancient Burgos, Arcos de Santa Maria today serves as a reminder of the city’s grand heritage. The gate’s castle-like appearance was crafted in 1553 as a grandiose entrance to the town center. Admire its medieval-style towers, which form a crown around its roof, as well as the many inset sculptures of famous historical Castilians. Explore the inside of the building to view a large mural painted on the interior, along with occasional small art or historical exhibits. Plan to visit Arcos de Santa Maria during your Burgos vacation using our convenient Burgos vacation generator.
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  • Must-see if you go to Burgos, and better if see you illuminated at night because it has more charm. In the heart of the way cultural visits and close to tapas.
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  • You can not come to Burgos and not to see the Santa Maria bow, the entrance is free and in the room where this things from el cid there is a wooden door which is acede to a view more beautiful RAM and the River (it can be entered) is a wooden door that will give one of the battlements.
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  • Very nice the door and also can enter inside tends to have all kinds of expisiciones. Interesting visit and very Illustrator
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  • Beautiful monument representing Burgos' rich history and the pride the city has taken in the treatment of its landmarks.
  • Impressive and well preserved Medieval arc that was the entrance of the old city. The entrance is for free. It usually hosts temporary art exhibitions.
  • Muy bonito
  • It is precious right next to the Cathedral in the Centre of town, the ascent to the tower "payment" is interesting...
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  • Through this beautiful gate access to the old part of the city.
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