Consorcio de Turismo de Córdoba
Roman Bridge and Gate
The scene of a great many historic battles.
This bridge links the city with Calahorra castle and it is believed that it was built by Julius Caesar.
It underwent several modifications in 918. It was extremely important in the battles that helped free the city against the armies of Peter I (known as Peter the Cruel). It has 16 arches that are supported by robust semicircular abutments. It was of Muslim design. It has a sculpture of San Rafael from 1651 in the middle.
- Construction: Bridge
- Artistic period: Classical-Roman
- Historic period: Romanisation (A.D.)
- Setting: Cordoba Mosque and Calahorra castle.