La Puerta de Toledo, located in the heart of Ciudad Real, Spain was constructed in the 13th Century and was part of a large, 4.5 kilometer stone wall that once surrounded the city. The monument contains six arches and has the remains of two towers on two of its sides.
The site is contributing to our efforts in the study of the organization and social control of public space.
A spectacular, one-of-a-kind Bronze Age site built to defend crops and natural resources
A crusader-period castle built in the battle against invading Moors
A crusader-period castle with a history ranging back to prehistoric times
A historic church with bull ring annex, used to control public festivities
A historic bullring, in use to this very today
The very same windmills that inspired Cervantes to write Don Quixote