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Star Archway (Arco de la Estrella)

Plaza Mayor, Caceres, Spain
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2nd visit

Actually find Caceres quite boring and at siesta today the place was like a graveyard. The arch is... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Sandra L
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Warwick, Australia
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Beautiful entryway

Beautiful entrance to the "old City"". Just under the entryway, on the ground, is the symbol... read more

Reviewed 16 June 2018
goldengirl88
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Chicago, Illinois
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Plaza Mayor, Caceres, Spain
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Actually find Caceres quite boring and at siesta today the place was like a graveyard. The arch is just that leading as it does from a unnteresting Plaza Mayor. Worth a photo & a detour.

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Reviewed 16 June 2018 via mobile

Beautiful entrance to the "old City"". Just under the entryway, on the ground, is the symbol indicating that this was once the Jewish Quarter (see photo). Well preserved archway, buildings, and square. It's nice that it isn't listed with shops..

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Reviewed 27 May 2018

from the main square, plaza Mayor, located out of the walled city, it takes just few steps upstairs through the gate to get into the historic UNESCO town. picture place for all groups...

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Reviewed 9 December 2017

This is an amazing entry to the old town. It is also possible to visit the Tower, next to it and walk on top of the archway!

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Reviewed 8 November 2017 via mobile

Immediate off the north side of the main square, this is simply a flight of stone steps that pass under an arch. Pleasant enough, but not worth a detour.

Thank James R
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Reviewed 28 September 2017

This is the main gate into the splendid medieval town of Cáceres (from the large, main square - which is in fact outside the walls): a remarkable entrance indeed. It was also used in Game of Thrones. Don't forget to go to the left, where...More

Thank Alfred V
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Reviewed 3 July 2017

I like the architecture here. If one is not a fan as I am, then this may not be interesting. Extremadura Provence in Spain has a lot of this style.

Thank south6
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Reviewed 26 June 2017

it is the main old arch into the Plaza Mayor which looks much better from the other side going into the Plaza. It's hardly a must on a visit but you are very likely to end up going though it at least once if not...More

Thank toniShanghai
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Reviewed 29 May 2017

Over looks the Plaza Mayor , which is not so impressive , the archway leads to the old town. Sorry we missed buying tickets for the city walls which we would have liked to go on.

Thank Richard S
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Reviewed 23 May 2017

Maybe not so special, the Arco itself, but still interesting due to the angle of the passage, that would allow carriages to go through. But it leads into a very nice old town - (see "Old town of Cáceres)

Thank Anders_Virum_Denmark
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