Puente de San Martín - Toledo, Spain
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Marine Biologist
N 39° 51.411 W 004° 02.037
30S E 411557 N 4412380
Quick Description: The medieval Puente de San Martín (San Martin Bridge) built in the Gothic architectural style is an arch bridge across the Tagus River in Toledo, Spain.
Location: Castilla-La Mancha, Spain
Date Posted: 3/3/2013 1:15:57 PM
Waymark Code: WMGGEZ
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member razalas
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Long Description:
"The Puente de San Martín (English: San Martin Bridge) is a medieval bridge across the river Tagus in Toledo, Spain.

The bridge was constructed in the late 14th century by archbishop Pedro Tenorio to provide access to the old town from the west, complementing the older Puente de Alcántara linking to the east. Both sides of the bridge were heavily fortified with towers, the more recent dating from the 16th century.

The Puente de San Martín features five arches, with the largest in the middle reaching an impressive span length of 40 m. Only very few bridges in the world had reached that mark until then."

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Bien:: Puente de San Martín

Comunidad Autónoma:: C.A. Castilla-La Mancha

Provincia:: Toledo

Municipio:: Toledo

Categoría:: Monumento

Website with information about the BIC:: [Web Link]

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