One of the doors of the Roman walls of the town of Coria, and main point of access to the walled Old City.
Coria is a city bathed by the rio Alagón and located in the province of Cáceres in Spain.
The historic center of the city is almost entirely surrounded by a granite wall started to build in the 2th century by the Romans at the time was known as "Caurium" and was part of the Roman province of Lusitania. In the 8th century, the Muslim convert it into "Medina-Caurria" or "Alkarika", in 1142 after final conquest by the Christians, now called Cória.
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- Copyright: Joao Correia (sogal) (987)
- Genre: Places
- Medium: Color
- Date Taken: 2012-08-17
- Categories: Castles
- Camera: FujiFilm FinePix HS20 EXR, Fujinon 30X / 24-700 mm Eq. f.8-6.6
- Exposure: f/3.2, 1/280 seconds
- More Photo Info: view
- Photo Version: Original Version
- Date Submitted: 2012-10-03 0:47