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Puerta del Carmen

Paseo de Maria Agustin 15, 50004 Zaragoza, Spain
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Great arch in center of city

This arch was only a few metres from the hotel where we stayed and it was on such a busy... read more

Reviewed 4 June 2017
Robyn-and-Rob
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Australia
at the heart of Zaragoza

This monument is the remains of one of seven gates from which to enter the city way back when it... read more

Reviewed 16 January 2017
macmanion
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Tampa, Florida
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3 Jun 2017
“Great arch in center of city”
15 Jan 2017
“at the heart of Zaragoza”
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Paseo de Maria Agustin 15, 50004 Zaragoza, Spain
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Reviewed 4 June 2017

This arch was only a few metres from the hotel where we stayed and it was on such a busy round-a-bout it took several days to get a photo without a continual line of buses and cars passing by it.

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Reviewed 16 January 2017

This monument is the remains of one of seven gates from which to enter the city way back when it had a wall surround it. You can actually see the musket bullets left there by the napoleon army during one of the three sieges the...More

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Reviewed 12 July 2015

Puerta del Carmen is the only remaining gate of Zaragoza's city wall, of which there were twelve; four Roman and eight medieval. It is located at the busy intersection of Paseo de Pamplona, ​​Paseo Maria Agustin, Avenida Cesar Augusto and Calle Hernan Cortes. There is...More

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Reviewed 10 July 2015

really pretty gate but as others have said, it is situated in the middle of traffic. it is worth seeing but depends on your time and itinerary - if you have time for a leisurely stroll then yes, if you are on a restricted timetable...More

Thank joan t
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Reviewed 3 April 2015

This monumental structure from late 18th century used to be one of the city gates. Nowadays it's standing in the middle of a roundabout. We came across that gate during a stroll from Aljaferia Palace to Ibercaja building (to visit Patio de la Infanta) -...More

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Reviewed 18 October 2012

The Puerta del Carmen is located at Paseo de Maria Agustin, 15. It was constructed in 1789 by the architect Agustin Sanz and inaugurated in 1792. The style is Neoclassic. It was one of twelve gates to the city, four being Roman and eight being...More

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