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10003  Cáceres  (Extremadura)
http://turismo.ayto-caceres.es/

Location

Cáceres

Description

This square emerged in the 12th century because of the annual fair which brought together a great multitude of people. During the 15th century it was surrounded by arcades with semicircular arches supported on stone pillars . This is one of the largest squares in Spain. One of the most important gates is the Arch of La Estrella (The Star) by Manuel de Lara y Churriguera.

  • Construction: Square
  • Artistic period: Renaissance
  • Historic period: 12th century
  • Setting: Town Hall, La Paz Shrine, Bujaco Tower and 12th century Almohad defensive wall.

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