Avila, the Medieval walled city in Spain

Walk along the top of the wall! 

Construction of the wall started in 1090 AD and lasted 600 years

With 80 towers and 9 gates, the wall remains intact today.

INTERESTING FACT: The cathedral in Avila is actually built into the city wall! 

Just an hour and a half from Madrid, Avila makes for a great day trip from Madrid

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