Hondarribia Defensive Walls and Gates


20820  Hondarribia, Guipúzcoa - Gipuzkoa  (Basque Country)
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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.

  • Byggnad: Gateway
  • Konsthistorisk period: Medieval
  • Historisk period: 15th century
  • Miljö: Puerta de Santa María, Puerta de San Nicolás.


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