Fortress and Walls of Pamplona

Fortress and Walls of Pamplona

Fortress and Walls of Pamplona

Fortress and Walls of Pamplona
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Military Museums • Historic Sites • Military Bases & Facilities
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Hyoga83
Bordeaux, France440 contributions
Worth visiting
Jul 2020
Nicely kept fortress and park grounds, with temporal art expositions. The fort itself would be much more interesting from above, but it is nevertheless a worthwhile visit once in Pamplona.
Right now there is a beautiful exposition from a local artist on the first floor of on the buildings. Free, and pretty amazing for a self-taught artist!
Written 16 July 2020
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493lesliet
Heidelberg, Canada24 contributions
Well it is an old fort ...
Sep 2019
It is quite large and if you want to take the bus to Olite and San Sebastian you will walk by this fort .
Written 1 December 2019
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kbgambs
Madisonville, KY55 contributions
Very interesting spot!
Apr 2019
I absolutely adored wandering around the old walls. There were ample signs explaining what visitors were seeing, but many were unfortunately covered by graffiti. I enjoyed seeing the walls so much that I wrote a blog post on them!
Written 7 November 2019
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pedr0r0driguez1
Leon, Mexico24 contributions
Amazing site!
Oct 2019 • Solo
What an incredible site the size of the citadel hight of its walls and neatness is a must in Pamplona, take a walk around first and then go inside
Written 6 November 2019
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John W
17 contributions
unique fortress
Sep 2019
Perhaps the best remaining example of C16 military fortification, the Citadel seems to be ignored by many visitors to the city. Situated in a fine green park, the impressive walls and ditches are well worth a visit, and it won't cost you a cent.
Written 31 October 2019
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CFEIII
Austin, TX4,541 contributions
Very cool old fort
Oct 2019
This is a classic spot to visit while in Pamplona, the overall size and dimensions were impressive, Sad that progress of the city got in the way of its history. The inside has some interesting trees and birds so birders, bring your binocs! This is considered one of the best made forts in all of Europe! Construction started in the 16th century.
Written 30 October 2019
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Judi L
Denver, CO692 contributions
A great walk around an ancient fort
Oct 2019
It was really nice to walk along the wall of Pamplona and get a feeling of what it was like in the 16th century. About 3/4 of the wall has been preserved and is one of Spain's most well-preserved structures. You can learn more about the history of this fortification by visiting the Interpretation Centre of the Fortifications of Pamplona. It is open from 11am-2pm, closed for siesta, and reopens from 4pm-7pm, Tuesday-Saturday and 11am-2pm on Sunday. Closed on Monday. Cost is free.
Written 26 October 2019
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HapeGe62
Lenzburg, Switzerland286 contributions
Impressive
Oct 2019 • Solo
It's huge and part of the fortress was demolished to make space for houses in the 19th century. Together wizh the city wall, it shows the importance of Pamplona in earlier times
Written 11 October 2019
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Neill L
Pamplona, Spain9 contributions
Impressive.
Jul 2019
The municipality of Pamplona does well in maintaining such extensive and large fortifications. Given that much of Pamplona's ancient fortifications have disappeared over time, what remains is very impressive. One can only imagine the intricate and well built walls and moats bristling with infantrymen and cannon in days gone by.
It's certainly worth walking around and having a look.
Written 15 September 2019
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mark r
Waukegan, IL48 contributions
Ancient fort
Sep 2019
While the fort does not appear to be totally intact as it once was the walls around what used to be the fort are pretty amazing. Personally when you think of the man hours to build something like this at the time it was build it just has to leave you awestruck. Well worth the time to walk around the parts you can get to.
Written 2 September 2019
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