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Los Cuatro Postes, Avila, Spain
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Excellent place to start your tour of Avila. Great spot for photos of a large portion of the city walls.

Thank wasmith59
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A place you shouldn't forget while making your night walk. During daytime, there's a crowd taking pictures instead of enjoying the view.

Thank FrankvanOdiel
Reviewed 19 July 2018

Easy walk outside the walls. Great view of the city and sorounding area. Built to commemorate spot where Saint Teresa was caught by relative trying to go out to convert the moors.

1  Thank Chinapjs
Reviewed 17 July 2018

The Four Posts are an easy walk from the walled city and provide a fantastic vantage point for viewing and photographing the city!

Thank WorldTravelerCO
Reviewed 11 July 2018

Have to walk out of main Avila city to reach this site, there is a nice walking path to head there over a footbridge. The views of Avila are wonderful from here. Would recommend the walk!

Thank EmilyC234
Reviewed 9 July 2018

Built to commemorate the spot where St Teresa of Avila was caught by her uncle when she slipped out of the family house and headed off to convert the Moors. It offers the best vantage point to take in the panorama of the city walls...More

1  Thank MonsDenis
Reviewed 4 July 2018 via mobile

Worth a visit. The views over the walled city of Ávila are amazing. Free admission. It was very quiet when we went but it’s lit up at night and gets busy then. Coach parties go so photography may be limited from the pillars then.

Thank 1527holiday1011
Reviewed 23 June 2018 via mobile

We made sure to drive here and traded couples pictures with some kind strangers in order to get the entire view of the castle. This is a must do stop after walking the castle!

Thank Virginia M
Reviewed 19 June 2018

The Four Posts is easy access from the main roads into Avila. The views are nice, but there is not much to read or see after the initial walk around it. There is a path through the fields and woods to meander, but with all...More

Thank Cmoe42
Reviewed 16 June 2018

This is definitely the vantage point to begin your visit to Avila. Situated on the northwest corner of the city, from here you can get a panoramic view of the town with its medieval walls and appreciate just how massive the walls are. With easy...More

Thank Mary Jo N
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