Gate of León Castle

Interesting
Any discovery of León begins with its unique city gate preserved as part of the ancient and medieval walls, originally erected on a quadrilateral plan between the 1C and 3C, and rebuilt between the 12C and the 15C, with 72 semi-circular towers and a further 8 towers flanking the gates. These were built using Roman siege architecture techniques; today, 36 remain, from the Los Ponces Tower behind Plaza Mayor to the San Isidoro Tower.

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Address : 

Plaza de la Puerta Castillo

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Saint Isidore
Saint Isidore
This basilica (1063), dedicated to
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Treasury of the Collegiate Church of San Isidoro
Treasury of the Collegiate Church of San Isidoro
This ecclesiastical museum's collection
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Royal Pantheon of the collegiate church of San Isidoro
Royal Pantheon of the collegiate church of San Isidoro
Twenty-five kings and queens of León and
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León cathedral
León cathedral
Built between the mid-13C and late-14C,
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Plaza Mayor of León
Plaza Mayor of León
Dating from 1665, Plaza Mayor is an
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Plaza San Martin
Plaza San Martin
This square is at the heart of the
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Saint Isidore
Saint Isidore
This basilica (1063), dedicated to
0:30
Royal Pantheon of the collegiate church of San Isidoro
Royal Pantheon of the collegiate church of San Isidoro
Twenty-five kings and queens of León and
1:00
León cathedral
León cathedral
Built between the mid-13C and late-14C,
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See all