Córdoba


Roman Bridge and Bridge Gate


Contact details

Ronda de Isasa s/n
14003  Córdoba, Cordoba  (Andalusia)
www.turismodecordoba.org

Location

Córdoba

Description

Scene of great military feats.

This bridge connecting the city with Calahorra Tower is believed to have been built in the era of Augustus.

In 918 it underwent major changes. It played an important role in the city's battles against the armies of Peter I, the Cruel. It has 16 arches supported by robust spurs with semi cylindrical buttresses. It is built in Flemish bond. In the centre there is a sculpture of San Rafael from 1651.

  • Construction: Bridge
  • Artistic period: Classical-Roman
  • Historic period: Romanisation (A.D.)
  • Setting: The Great Mosque of Cordoba and Calahorra Tower.

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