Puerta del Puente

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Puerta del Puente.

The Puerta del Puente (Spanish: "Gate of the Bridge") is a Renaissance gate in Córdoba, Spain

History[edit]

The gate is located on the site of previous Roman and Moorish gates, which united the city to the Roman Bridge.

The construction of a new, larger and more modern gate was commissioned to architect Hernán Ruiz III by the city's governor Alonso González de Arteaga on 18 February 1572.

The structure has a central square passage, sided by two couples of Doric columns, surmounted by a Classic-style entablature.

Sources[edit]

  • __ (1995). Guía artística de la provincia de Córdoba. El Grupo Arca. 

External links[edit]

Media related to Puerta del Puente at Wikimedia Commons

Coordinates: 37°52′40″N 4°46′45″W / 37.8778°N 4.7791°W / 37.8778; -4.7791