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Srikanth_Sudhir wrote a review Oct 2019
Chennai (Madras), India415 contributions27 helpful votes
Good place for a selfie, and if you have the time, these is this guy sitting there who can write your name on a bookmark in just about the most stylish calligraphy ever!
Date of experience: September 2019
LostALot22 wrote a review Oct 2018
Chicago, Illinois9,537 contributions971 helpful votes
The guide said the arch is left from an old building that was destroyed. The old fort was from the period of the Moors. That’s interesting but in the end it is just an arch.
Date of experience: October 2018
LG_Kay wrote a review Jul 2018
Singapore, Singapore7,499 contributions1,365 helpful votes
I could not appreciate this horseshoe-shaped arch as an attraction. Perhaps it appeals more to history buffs. At least the statue of Miguel de Cervantes is more photo worthy. Like other Tripadvisors mentioned, the arch is good for photo framing of the statue.
Date of experience: June 2018
359anthony wrote a review Jul 2018
Mumbai, India516 contributions24 helpful votes
This Moorish horseshoe-shaped arch is all that remains of the Alcazar's inner wall connecting it to the Plaza Zocodover after the 1936 bombings. Above this arch is supposed to be a chapel called the Chapel of the Blood of Christ. Legend has it that it was founded by a brotherhood in the 15th century, that used to collect funds for the burial of the unfortunates who were executed in the town square. And right in front of the arch stands a statue of the great Miguel de Cervantes, author of the fabled Don Quixote…
Date of experience: April 2018
Janet S wrote a review Apr 2018
Florida1,132 contributions435 helpful votes
I never realized this was a "thing to do." It is the arch you walk through from the Plaza Zocodover to head toward the statue of Cervantes and the Alcazar. It is in my photos only as a frame for things beyond it.
Date of experience: March 2018