Fortress and Walls of Pamplona, Pamplona

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Originally constructed in 1571 and improved constantly throughout the following centuries, Fortress and Walls of Pamplona is one of the finest examples of European military architecture in existence. This fortification saw pitched battles from its construction all the way through the Spanish Civil War. The citadel’s impressive fortifications were designed in the style of a star fort. Wander the grounds of the fortress, relax in its shaded parks, climb to elevated sections of the walls for a great view of the city, and visit the art and history exhibits housed within. Be aware that atop many of the citadel walls there are no guardrails, so families with young children should take extra care while exploring. Arrange to visit Fortress and Walls of Pamplona and other attractions in Pamplona using our Pamplona trip planner .
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  • You can walk in the fortifications. There are animals, deer for example, hens, Peacock, birds...
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  • Pamplona was founded by Pompey from 75 BCE, which makes a very old city. You currently have the joy of having part of its walls still standing, and is one of the best preserved in Spain. I think that it is something that can not miss the tourists interested in seeing this beautiful city architectonic jewels. On the left side of the façade of the Cathedral of Pamplona, there is a playground, a small church and walking in the background is a picturesque alley that leads up to the views of the walls that I include in this comment. The walls continue bordering the city, making a walk very attractive and very nice. From the top, it is beautiful to see the Majesty of this work.
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  • I only had about an hour to explore, so I went quickly. Alone, it was possible because I could speed through and take pics. It would have been more enjoyable in two hours, for sure. I was really struc...  more »

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