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Arcos de Santa Maria

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Address: Paseo del Espolon, Burgos, Spain

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beautiful. A lovely area to walk around. Lots of coffee and chocolate shops nearby or even if you want a glass of wine.

Reviewed 4 days ago
Calgary, Canada
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Calgary, Canada
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25 reviews
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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

beautiful. A lovely area to walk around. Lots of coffee and chocolate shops nearby or even if you want a glass of wine.

Thank SLB1952
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159 reviews
69 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This monument is very beautiful and they have exhibitions of modern paintings inside. The entrance is free and it is centrally located

Thank AbejaMaya2014
Burgos, Spain
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17 reviews
7 attraction reviews
Reviewed 18 March 2017 via mobile

As the sun crosses the sky you get a new perspective to the main gates in the ancient walls that surrounded the medieval city of Burgos. But when illuminated at night you can really appreciate its grandeur and the eye catching free standing figures. For a photographer impossible to get a clear shot because of the warm friendly and happy... More 

Thank 884courtenay
South Bend, Indiana
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39 reviews
29 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 November 2016

You can see this lovely gate on the way to the Cathedral or after. It is worth seeing night and day.

Thank dapaze
Malaga, Spain
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3,501 reviews
3,118 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3,080 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 September 2016

The Arco de Santa Maria is an old city gate that has been restored and is very beautiful. You pass it when you go to the Cathedral. It is very clean and interesting.

Thank BennyMalaga
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529 reviews
184 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 238 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 July 2016

This also gets lit up at night and then the statues are really set off against the stone work. Lovely gateway but although it is possible to go up it was closed while we were there.

Thank toniShanghai
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740 reviews
621 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 195 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 May 2016 via mobile

Entrance to the old quarter is this amazing Arc with detailed stone carvings and castle turrets. Near the Riverside and a open park this is an excellent Arc to walk up to and take pics. You can visit inside for an entrance fee but we felt it was best just to enjoy this attraction from outside.

Thank ray r
Cascais, Portugal
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67 reviews
33 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 May 2016

This entrance to the city of Burgos has a spetacular arch that you can visit inside, from where you have a beautiful view of the city.

Thank Nokas
Canterbury, United Kingdom
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210 reviews
127 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 April 2016

Disappointed as we could only see it from the outside and knowing it was closed so they could change the display did not compensate. It just made it worse. some way could have been found to let us in surely? only there once so wanted to go in. STAMP FOOT!!

Thank Glynis98
Boston MA
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551 reviews
186 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 148 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 April 2016

This is lovely during the day but just went by in the evening and it was beautifully lit up. A real gift to the eye!

Thank mpd

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