Turismo Prerrománico > MURALLAS DE ÁVILA (R)


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Avila preserves the best set walled of Europe. Though the origin of the muralla is Roman, it thinks that those who have come up to us were begun in 1090 and his construction, which would last nine years, 2.000 men took part, though recent studies would delay it until middle of the XIIth. There has an almost rectangular perimeter of 2.526 meters with nine doors, four shutters 88 buckets or towers, 2.500 battlements, with a height not uniform height differs, with an average of 12 meters.

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