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La Muralla
© Roger Colom (Ajuntament de Girona)
La Muralla

Built in 1BC, the city walls in Girona have witnessed key moments of local history. Today they offer exceptional panoramic views of the city

The city walls of Girona have borne witness to bloody battles, legends and ferocious sieges. Built in 1BC, it was during the second half of the 19th century that they lost their defensive importance and instead became an obstacle to urban growth. During the first part of the 20th century, the wall enclosures were pulled down to allow for the expansion of the city, and the only parts that remain are those that didn't hinder the construction of new homes. Nowadays the walls are renowned for offering exceptional panoramic views of the city.

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Venue name: La Muralla
Address: Psg. Fora Muralla
Girona

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