The town of Hondarribia is surrounded by a wall, defended by six bastions.The entrance to the town is through two gates, the main being Santa María. The gate has a segmental, voussoired arch on top of which is the town's coat of arms dated 1694. There is a Neoclassic crest dating from the 19th century with a sun dial.The other gate is called San Nicolás and is located in the street with the same name.This door is made of ashlar stones.The outside is formed by a segmental arch.Inside there is a lintel supported by decorated and dressed pilasters.
Origin: 15th century
Artistic period: Medieval
Historic period: 15th century
Setting: Puerta de Santa María, Puerta de San Nicolás.
20820 Hondarribia (Gipuzkoa)
Audiovisual projections about Hondarriba’s old town, July-September. Projections every 15 minutes. Contact Hondarriba Tourist Office, on tel: +34 943645458
Guided tours in the summer months from the Polvorín building.
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