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The fact that you can find this fountain in the middle of the city, surrounded by flowers and flanked by the old city walls and the gate, is something like magical. Try and visit at sunset when the lights are being turned on.
From the train station, I walked through the Jardines de la Victoria and arrived here, which is the entrance gate to the Jewish quarter. The ancient arch and gate are imposing and beautiful for photo taking. Just in front of the gate entrance is a...More
At one end of Calle Cairuán adjacent to a myriad of restaurants is the Puerta del Almodóvar. It is a beautiful stone arch in the entrance to the Juderia. It really is just an arch but interesting because it forms part of the mystique that...More
If you were coming from inland this gate was the main entrance to city and it was located opposite to the Roman bridge. It was also the entrance to the Jewish quarter. It was built by the Moors along with 8 other gates.
Puerta del Almodovar is one of the gates of the old city. It is in the area of jewish quarter. The gate self is not beautiful, well the area around it. In front of this gate there is a small green park and water area...More
This is a lovely golden stone archway which forms part of the old city walls and also marks the entrance to the Old Jewish part of town. The area around the walls is lined with small pools of water and greenery and the Jewish area...More
This is a gate originally part of the city walls and the only surviving gate of nine built by Abd al-Rahman I. It's located in the very picturesque Cairuan Street and the perfect spot to get great pictures.
The gate is also the main entrance...More