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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  • August 20, 2017
    You enter via this port the city of Burgos. On allend are the various vrote images with real swords. Beautifully lit in the evening.
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  • August 20, 2017
    Undoubtedly the most beautiful is outside but if you find it open to passing is not lost anything on enter and come to the viewpoint and inside see replica of the sword of el Cid. If you don't have time to enjoy the outside
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  • August 17, 2017
    Required to make photo, beautiful night. Located in the historical district, close to the Cathedral.
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  • Be ready to enter medieval Burgos through this amazing gate, very well preserved. You can even get in for free and admire the fantastic wooden ceilings, the views from the tower, or some temporary exposition inside the rooms.
  • One of the ancient entrances to Burgos city, inside you can visit important and legendary remains and other contemporary ones.
  • Very nice and beautiful. The gate to enter Burgos.
  • 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.
  • Very nice!

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With a small, but concentrated, population, centralized accommodations are easy to find. In fact, most hotels are located mainly within the old town near the Burgos Cathedral. Quiet locally-run pensions grace the city outskirts and provide affordable rates.
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