City walls of Toledo

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Part of the City Walls of Toledo
Visigothic recint of the city walls, with Muslim additions

The City Walls of Toledo are the city walls comprises the walls Toledo, Castile-La Mancha, Spain. They were made by several civilizations that inhabited Toledo.

Toledo was first walled by Romans, you can find some Roman rest today, and a lot of the stones of that walls were reused in re-built it, tripling the size, by the Visigoths.

The Visigoth King Wamba renewed the former walls, besides sculpting in city gates inscriptions.[1] That inscriptions were destroyed by the Muslims, and other inscriptions were made in 1575 by the Corregidor Juan Gutiérrez Tello.

The Arabs enlarged the walls as also as the city of Toledo. After the Reconquista, the walls were again enlarged and new gates were constructed.

References[edit]

  1. ^ cervantesvirtual.com. MURALLAS, PUERTAS Y PUENTES DE TOLEDO.

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