Puente de San Martín

Toledo, Spain

Puente de San Martín 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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    Nokukhanya Tsabedze (3 months ago)
    This place is great all throughout the year, but if you are lucky to see it in Christmas, then consider yourself blessed!
    Loves Traveling (3 months ago)
    Interesting bridge crossing the Tagus River into the ancient city of Toledo. We visited in July 2020 when there were very few tourists around due to the pandemic and strict entry requirements for Spain. Having it all to ourselves, we spent lots of time studying the little details throughout the bridge. It is a definite must see when you are visiting Toledo.
    H T (4 months ago)
    44 stone (concrete) balls! The bridge is very nice, and interesting to see how those bridges were the entrances to the city. Plus they have a metal map on the walkway ;)
    Carrie Skinfill (4 months ago)
    Great view! Not always easy to find parking if that's how you're traveling.
    Ilya Rasputin - Kony (5 months ago)
    Pretty place, try visiting it also at night time because it will be very beautiful. Just visit it, you won’t lose anything.
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