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“Hard to miss...” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Puerta de la Ciudadela

Puerta de la Ciudadela
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Owner description: This drawbridge over a moat was built in 1745 as the only entrance to the city.
Montreal, Canada
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514 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 275 helpful votes
“Hard to miss...”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2013

The town is quite small, the drawbridge and fortress opening are grand and are a nice sight as you venture into the old town.

Visited November 2013
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“Portal into the timelessness of this amazing town.....”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2013

This is a portal into the timelessness of this UNESCO town complete with its own wooden drawbridge. As an entryway, this is a dramatic start to your journey through this amazing maze of cobblestone streets, buildings and history.

If you are persistent and wait for your turn to take a photo without like-minded visitors, then you will be rewarded with a fantastic memory to take back home with you – we did and it was worth stalling behind or better still return and take in the gate from the other side too!

Enjoy your experience!

Visited February 2013
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Santa Rosa de Calamuchita, Argentina
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36 reviews
22 attraction reviews
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“A grand entrance”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2013

Well worth a visit when you are in the old city. This grand gate was inaugurated in 1745 and with it`s huge walls will give you glimpse into what the city must have looked like many years ago. Great photo opportunities here.

Visited November 2012
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Buenos Aires, Argentina
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17 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
“nice”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2013

its a great spot to take a picture and it's the place to start walking through the historic neighborhood.

Visited March 2013
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Brasil
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“Beautiful”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2013

It's just the enter of the history center of Colonia. It's in a rock wall and it's gorgeous. Just perfect for a nice shoot.

Visited January 2013
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