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Puerta de Alfonso VI

Calle Alfonso VI, Toledo, Spain
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Ninth Century Gate

This gateway to Toledo is of Arabian style architecture and is massive. This is a testament to just... read more

Reviewed 22 June 2017
SF, California
Awesome Historical Monument

A historical gate with a very good architecture. There are many historical gates (Puerta Espanol... read more

Reviewed 20 March 2017
Cankut S
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“bisagra gate” (2 reviews)
“horseshoe” (2 reviews)
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Calle Alfonso VI, Toledo, Spain
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Reviewed 22 June 2017

This gateway to Toledo is of Arabian style architecture and is massive. This is a testament to just how heavily fortified the city was.

Thank seafare74
Reviewed 20 March 2017

A historical gate with a very good architecture. There are many historical gates (Puerta Espanol) in Toledo but this is the best one do not miss this one there are sculpture inside a unified double gate actually

Thank Cankut S
Reviewed 1 August 2016

It has an Arabian style, with an impressive stone structure, very big. Built on the IX century. Located at 200 meters from the “Puerta de Bisagra” and aside from the Hacienda del Cardenal restaurant.

Reviewed 26 June 2016 via mobile

The moors built these gates and fortified walls and have interesting architecture and are a joy to veiw. Stop and stare and take a picture by theses gates and walls. Don't miss

Thank rayrest
Reviewed 29 April 2016

This gate is the only surviving part of the Arab wall built around Toledo in 9th century and was the only gate at that time. This gate is also known as the Puerta Vieja de Bisagra or the Old Bisagra Gate as a new gate...More

Thank Dr_B_Maitra
Reviewed 23 August 2015

The architecture is beautiful, the views are magnificent. We did not do the interior tour only the outside.

Thank 5-2-go91
Reviewed 15 July 2015

Again and again and again every corner in Toledo is worth seeing, ddid more time you spend there more things you see and you will never regret it

1  Thank Salah-Abulaban
Reviewed 6 June 2015

You can park your car free of charge in the parking area in the Avenida Carlos III, just next to the remains of the Roman Circus. Walk in the direction of the City wall (the Paseo Recarado). Enjoy the beautiful gate and can take the...More

1  Thank Chris C
Reviewed 24 October 2013

This is a beautiful gate, leading into Toledo. You are most likely to see the gate for the first time when you take the circular ring road, surrounding the city. Not to be confused with the nearby Bisagra gate, which is more impressive.

Thank TheShis
Reviewed 25 June 2012

The Puerta de Alfonso VI is located at Calle Alfonso VI. It was the main entrance to the town during the Moorish times. It was constructed in the 10th century and renovated in the 13th century. It is known as the Old Gate of Bisagra....More

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