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Arévalo is a Spanish locality, placed in the province of Ávila, Autonomous region of Castile and León.
He is to 820 m of altitude, being bathed by the rivers Adaja and Arevalillo. It has an extension of 46,07 km ² and a population of 13.122 inhabitants (INE 2007). In medieval times, it was the head of the Community of Town and Earth of the same name.

It is one of the cities of Castile with major quantity of Romanesque monuments - Mudejar.

The Wall, of which only his north part is valuable. His part this one is practically destroyed. At present he is in period of restoration. It had 5 doors and was forming a triangle in whose top apex was finding the castle. Two sides of the triangle are formed by the rivers Arevalillo and Adaja. The base of the triangle was consisting of a double linen of wall with pit in way.

The Door of the Alcocer, it was the principal one and the only one that survives. It is known of a powerful torreòn with successive pointed arches that, like tunnel, he leads us to the Square of The Real one. His frontage, it is a big arch of triple archivolta re-squared in alfiz and with the characteristic frieze of esquinillas. On her there was the Citadel, which later was reconstruído for Council; the high castellated body is pollarded and The Jail settled. A window with arch contains the " Bell of the Council to whose touch they were coming to the Meetings of the Council.

Two WS with different captures of this door.

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  • Copyright: Ros P Osado (Zelanda) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 783 W: 1 N: 1219] (5692)
  • Genre: Lugares
  • Medium: Cor
  • Date Taken: 2007-05-16
  • Categories: Arquitectura
  • Exposição: f/5.6, 1/60 segundos
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  • Versão da Foto: Versão Original, Workshop
  • Date Submitted: 2007-09-28 11:18
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