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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Comments (213)

Lucien Kivit on November 30, 2014

Yuri. , thank you for your nice comment and like, greetings Lucien

n.p. photography on December 21, 2014

Very nice image L+F! Merry Christmas!!!

Lucien Kivit on December 26, 2014

Nikos Greek , thank you for your nice comment , wishes , YS and like, greetings Lucien

Far lang on March 6, 2015

Fantastic Image. FAV+LIKE. Greetings, Heinz.

Very fine composition and excellent capture.


Best wishes.,Nikos1954.

Lucien Kivit on March 8, 2015

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

Christos Theodorou on March 8, 2015

Wonderful gate & capture. Many greetings from Athens.

Lucien Kivit on March 10, 2015

Nikos1954 , thank you for your kind comment and YS , greetings Lucien

Lucien Kivit on March 14, 2015

Christos Theodorou , thank you for your nice comment and like, greetings Lucien

Kamalakar Anthati on August 13, 2015

Beautiful View,Excellent Shot,
Greetings from India,Kamalakar.
Keep Panoramio ALIVE.

Lucien Kivit on August 15, 2015

Kamalakar Anthati , thank you for your kind comment and YS , greetings Lucien

Eugenio Aviles on October 19, 2015

Muy linda la portada y muy buena la fotografía. Like Saludos desde Chile

Lucien Kivit on October 23, 2015

Eugenio Aviles , thank you for your kind comment and like, greetings Lucien

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Photo details

  • Uploaded on November 2, 2012
  • Attribution-No Derivative Works
    by Lucien Kivit
    • Camera: Canon PowerShot A590 IS
    • Taken on 2011/09/16 16:21:17
    • Exposure: 0.001s (1/1000)
    • Focal Length: 6.60mm
    • F/Stop: f/2.800
    • ISO Speed: ISO80
    • Exposure Bias: 0.00 EV
    • No flash