Hondarribia Defensive Walls and Gates


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.

Hondarribia Defensive Walls and Gates

20820  Hondarribia, Gipuzkoa  (Basque Country) Tel.:+34 943645458
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