Puerta de Palmas, Badajoz, Spain

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Puerta de Palmas

The Puerta de Palmas is located at the Plaza de Reyes Catolicos. It is a monumental gate of the city walls that surround Badajoz. It was finished in 1551 and is one of the monuments that is an icon of the city. The gate consists of two cylindrical towers that are joined by a commemorative arch. The exterior façade has the coat of arms of Carlos V. The interior façade has a small chapel dedicated to Our Lady of the Angels. The towers were used as a prison until the end of the 19th century. This gate served as a triumphal arch for the Kings of Spain.

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abuira on September 20, 2013

Very beautiful picture, very nice composition!!! LIKE 89.

My best wishes, Armando

Lucien Kivit on September 22, 2013

Armando , thank you for your kind comment and like, greetings Lucien

d1c1 on September 27, 2013

Beautiful photo. L Best wishes,darek

Lucien Kivit on September 29, 2013

Darek , thank you for your kind comment and like, greetings Lucien

dziwnowik on October 9, 2013

I ♥ THIS PHOTO !!!!!

♥ ♥ ♥ Best of Panoramio ♥ ♥ ♥

greetings from Poland , Peter ♥

     **YSL** was alerdy
Mansoor Goheer on October 10, 2013

Interesting architecture --- nice shot !!

LIKE 91 + FAV 29

… Greetings from Pakistan


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Lucien Kivit on October 11, 2013

Peter , thank you for loving this picture, greetings Lucien

Lucien Kivit on October 11, 2013

Mansoor Goheer , thank you for your kind comment, YS and like, greetings Lucien

wamar84 on October 16, 2013

Impressive building and nice scenery. Like.

Lucien Kivit on October 17, 2013

Wamar84 , thank you for your kind comment and like, greetings Lucien

muay on October 17, 2013

çok güzel fotoğraf...

Lucien Kivit on October 19, 2013

Muay , thank you for your kind comment and like, greetings Lucien

Tomros on October 25, 2013

Terrific place & image!

Like 94.


greetings, tomas

Lucien Kivit on October 26, 2013

Tomas , thank you for your nice comment and like, greetings Lucien

María Fernando on November 13, 2013

Magnífica: LIKE 95 + FAVORITE 30. Saludos amistosos, Lucien, desde España.

Lucien Kivit on November 15, 2013

María Fernando , thank you for your kind comment, YS and like, greetings Lucien

cahit Arpacık on November 30, 2013

Beautiful photo.

YS & LIKE

Greetings from Turkey, Cahit.

Lucien Kivit on December 1, 2013

Cahit , thank you for your kind comment, YS and like, greetings Lucien

Andrzej Brudziński..… on March 9, 2014

Beautiful photography.

Like97!

Greetings Andrzej.

Lucien Kivit on March 13, 2014

Andrzej , thank you for your kind comment and like, greetings Lucien

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    by Lucien Kivit
    • Camera: Canon PowerShot A590 IS
    • Taken on 2011/09/16 16:21:17
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