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Star Archway (Arco de la Estrella)

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Part of the Plaza area!

The archway is a good place to get some neat photos. Caceres offers many opportunities to get some... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Ken Q
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Denver, United States
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You will not want to miss this if you visit Caceres! This is the entrance to old quarter city. Such... read more

Reviewed 10 October 2018
loidid
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Jonesborough, Tennessee
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The archway is a good place to get some neat photos. Caceres offers many opportunities to get some interesting photos and this is one of them.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Ken Q
Reviewed 10 October 2018

You will not want to miss this if you visit Caceres! This is the entrance to old quarter city. Such history here!

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank loidid
Reviewed 11 August 2018

Located at the top of the main stairway leading out of Plaza mayor, the archway is best seen in the late afternoon sun, when the plaza is lit by the yellow tones of sunset.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank aussieskiman
Reviewed 19 June 2018 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.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Sandra L
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..

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank goldengirl88
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...

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank r0landbrunner
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!

Date of experience: December 2017
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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.

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank James R
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

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank tawv
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.

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank south6
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