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Great entrance gate

I suggest you enter this "Arco" from the other side of the river. The view across the bridge is... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Salamanca, Spain
Stunning entrance gate which is a small museum

This entrance gate, at the end of the bridge crossing the Arlazon river, there is a stunning... read more

Reviewed 21 October 2018
Katrien S
Ghent, Belgium
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I suggest you enter this "Arco" from the other side of the river. The view across the bridge is stunning. You may feel what many other people from centuries ago have felt. The imposing view of this gate, which reflected the relevance of this city...More

Thank Aleph_999
Reviewed 21 October 2018

This entrance gate, at the end of the bridge crossing the Arlazon river, there is a stunning entrance gate to the town and the cathedral square. The gate is decorated with several statues on the side to enter the town, and is a great sight....More

Thank Katrien S
Reviewed 10 October 2018

The magnificent gateway into Burgos approached by an equally stunning bridge over the Rio Arlanzon. Immediately after the Arco, your views open up to take in the Cathedral. Together, they all take your breath away. Now you have a choice, straight on & into the...More

Thank davidrE8820PS
Reviewed 30 August 2018 via mobile

We started of Northern Spain trip with the old city of Burgos and the Arco de Santa Maria is definitely an imposing entrance to the old city leading directly to the cathedral of Burgos. Burgos was established in 884 for military reasons. Over the centuries,...More

Thank Patrick D
Reviewed 29 August 2018

The old City entrance is quite impressive. It gives you the right impression of a noble city’s entrance in the Middle Ages. The monumentality and the beauty of the statues makes you stop and helps you to induce you in the visit of the old...More

Thank Vitor A
Reviewed 20 August 2018

There aren't too many entrances to an old town that are as beautiful as this. It is imposing during the day and beautiful, with its feature lighting in the evening. It is also the entrance to one of the most beautiful old towns in Europe....More

Thank FredSG
Reviewed 22 July 2018

Visit this gateway to Burgos and entrance to the city! It is right off the river near many cafes and restaurants. Shopping along the river and this wonderful addition of old world charm in this Arch. Look closely at all the statues and carvings. Another...More

Thank Janiepo85
Reviewed 13 June 2018

Impressive gate off of the Puente de Santa Maria bridge leading into the Plaza Rey San Fernanado and the Cathedral. This arched gate remains from the walls that once completely surrounded the major city of medieval Burgos. There is quite a lovely tree-lined promenade leading...More

Thank AdaP75
Reviewed 13 May 2018

The arch itself is bright and quite ornate, and quite an imposing presence as you head towards the main square in Burgos However, it only takes a few minutes to se around it

Thank SeemsTVL
Reviewed 4 May 2018 via mobile

Clearly was the main entrance to to city back in the days. Looks like recently restore/clean. Leads you right onto the Cathedral.

Thank AlexF939
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