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This time we were able to enter the tower

I don't know how one finds out the schedule, but we were able to go inside on a Sunday afternoon... read more

Reviewed July 19, 2018
Chileice
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London, ON
Very pretty towers to see.

These are easy to visit as they are on a main street in Badajoz right by the river. It is just a... read more

Reviewed July 14, 2017
Chileice
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London, ON
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Reviewed 5 days ago

we stopped in Badajoz on our way from Lisbon to Salamanca for a coffee. Had a wonderful time with a quick tour of this beautiful, clean and friendly little town. Took a photo at the Iconic Puerta de Palmas. only wish we could have visited...More

Date of experience: July 2019
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Reviewed August 15, 2019 via mobile

In fact all of Badajoz is for the afternoon! We have been staying in Vila Vicosa Portugal. My daughter has never been to Spain and asked to go here. During the Peninsular Wars the castle proved a real problem for Wellington and, having seen Elvas...More

Date of experience: August 2019
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Reviewed July 19, 2018

I don't know how one finds out the schedule, but we were able to go inside on a Sunday afternoon. It is quite interesting and it tells you the history of the gate which made it more interesting than just seeing it from the outside.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Chileice
Reviewed October 8, 2017

It's an old city door located near the river. It's worth a visit since it's free and you will walk/drive past it anyway.

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Antoniodiaspaiva
Reviewed July 14, 2017

These are easy to visit as they are on a main street in Badajoz right by the river. It is just a great place for a picture or two while you are checking out other sites in Badajoz.

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank Chileice
Reviewed October 27, 2016

It's beautiful however not much of an attraction as it's just simply old doors to the city and nothing else.

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank TheCanadianNavigator
Reviewed February 24, 2016

Monumental gate (16th century) which was the main entrance to the city coming from Portugal or from Caceres. Alongside the Vauban walls of the city, it forms an architectural ensemble of great interest.

Date of experience: February 2016
Thank jmanuel m
Reviewed December 31, 2015 via mobile

The lighting work (especially during the new year celebration) makes this gate very beautiful and stunning in the night.

Date of experience: January 2016
Thank scalopages
Reviewed October 25, 2015

All very interesting buildings. we appreciated all the signs giving information about it so we could follow the history of it

Date of experience: September 2015
Thank wobblywombats
Reviewed June 20, 2015

The road on the bridge over the River Guadiana enters Badajoz through the Puerta de Palmas and it is very picturesque as you walk across the river. It's also an excellent place to start your tour of the city, as you can walk around most...More

Date of experience: May 2015
Thank butterflyfish13
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