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Arc of the Giants, a huge stone door

At the back of the Mirador of Almenillas one can find this huge stone door, which opens to the Citadel and the Royal Collegiate. El Arco de los Gigantes de Antequera was constructed in the year 1585 by Francisco de Azurriola, with the objective of replacing the door that was called Islamic Estepa Gate. Maybe because of its size, as well as Arch of the Giants, it was called Gate of Hercules. The door is 7 meters and has 4 lights, and it is a large arch with sandstone keystones that are elongated, posing in a relief of a jar of lilies in limestone, with a lion and the castle beside it with heraldic

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