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Well Preserved Entrance

A well preserved entrance to the old part of Tarifa. Glad that this remains when other parts of the... read more

Reviewed February 3, 2018
Cutar, Spain
A must see in Tarifa.

The entire inner city of Tarifa used to be enclosed by Moorish city walls. Of the four original... read more

Reviewed January 23, 2018
Paul B
Maastricht, The Netherlands
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited recently for lunch . The old town of Tarifa has plenty of places to eat down the labyrinth of streets that are accessed via the arch .

Thank coughandcath
Reviewed April 30, 2018

Unless I'm missing something, I can't see any reference to "Strolling the streets, alleyways and squares of the old town" in the list of things to do in Tarifa! Yes, the Puerta de Jerez is lovely, but it's what's beyond it that I found fascinating,...More

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Reviewed February 3, 2018

A well preserved entrance to the old part of Tarifa. Glad that this remains when other parts of the wall are gone. Worth noting that you can walk part of the walls when paying an entrance to see the castle (pay €5 instead of €4...More

Thank jilltim
Reviewed January 23, 2018

The entire inner city of Tarifa used to be enclosed by Moorish city walls. Of the four original gates, the 'Puerta de Jerez' is the only remaining one. The city walls and gates were initially probably built in the 9th century, but were definitely rebuilt/reinforced...More

Thank Paul B
Reviewed December 28, 2017

The Roman walls can be found while discovering the little streets running like a maze off the main squares. Good atmosphere and ruins are in reasonable condition. Plenty of watering holes to quench that thirst

Thank Anne G
Reviewed October 13, 2017 via mobile

The gate is in excellent condition and has good features. The locals sit outside it chatting away while everyone walks in and out. It doesn't take long to view but is worth seeing. Its not far from the inside market or the castle. A lovely...More

Thank heleneshaw
Reviewed August 20, 2017

This is a nice place to take pictures. It is easy to get to and is at the heart of Tarifa. While there are many such gates in Spain, this one seems to be one of the more well-preserved.

Thank Chileice
Reviewed August 13, 2017

The Puerta de Jerez is very nice and when you pass through it you are in the old Tarifa. Take a walk in the olf city and enjoy it.

Thank Jacpuf
Reviewed August 13, 2017

We were dissapointed by the city of Jerez. It was crowded with tourists and the city should invest in itself. We didn't like the atmosphere in town and decided to leave again after two hours. A no go for us the next time we're in...More

Thank Frank V
Reviewed May 31, 2017

Every old city has one some better then others this was better then others I should say that Tarifa does take a pride in the city

Thank humerous60
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