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Puerta del Sol (Toledo)

Toledo

The Hospitaller Knights gate.


It was built by the Hospitaller Knights as a gateway to the walled city in the 13th century.

It has a rectangular floor plan which finishes in a semi-circle. The entrance, with a horseshoe arch, is flanked by two towers. At the centre of the blind arches there are remains of an early Christian sarcophagus from the 4th century. It features a relief with the emblem of the cathedral that represents the imposition of the chasuble to San Idelfonso under the Sun and the Moon, hence the name of the door.

Puerta del Sol (Toledo)


Calle Carretas s/n

45003  Toledo  (Castilla-La Mancha)

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