Puerta del Triunfo
Iglesia de Santa María la Mayor
This 13th-century church is our favourite church in Trujillo. It has a mainly Gothic nave and a Romanesque tower that you can ascend for...
Iglesia de Santiago
Coming up from the Plaza Mayor, you pass through the Puerta de Santiago . To its right is the Iglesia de Santiago, the oldest church in...
Puerta de Santiago
A pretty ivy-clad terrace, or dark-timber tables laid with gingham tablecloths create a choice of warm atmospheres for sampling classic...
Puerta del Triunfo information
The 900m of walls circling the upper town date from Muslim times. Here, the newly settled noble families built their mansions and churches after the Reconquista. The western end is marked by the Puerta del Triunfo, through which it is said conquering Christian troops marched in 1232, when they wrested the city from the Muslims.