Avila, Spain- share your photos of this medieval walled city

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    Avila, a provincial capital a few hours north of Madrid, is noted for the intact Romanesque walls surrounding the city. It is the highest provincial capital in Spain, so it has a cool climate. Avila-turret.jpg Avila-walls.jpg
     
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    Avila cathedral. Most of the buildings are made of a local granite.
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    A granite corbel by the front entry of the cathedral.
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    The lobby of our hotel, just off the Cathedral square.
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    Some nice mailslots on a building.
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    The city walls.
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