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Walled site in Tossa de Mar

  • Walled site in Tossa de Mar. Girona © Turespaña

    Walled site in Tossa de Mar. Girona © Turespaña

  

Category

Defensive walls

Date

12th-14th centuries

Style

Romanesque
17320 Tossa, Tossa de Mar
Girona, Catalonia
Girona

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This town was surrounded by walls in order to prevent attack from the sea. Various parts of the wall still survive, and have battlements, semicircular gateways, several round Romanesque towers and machicolations dating from the 12th century. The current site dates from the 14th century, and the features of particular note include the clock tower and the Codolar tower.

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