Travel to Spain and learn about the architecture of Avila, a modern city surrounded by fortified castle walls.
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Perhaps no city better expresses the drama of modern urbanization within me Medieval Walls as Avila, birthplace of Sta. Theresa and the highest city in Spain at 3700 feet.
Avila’s surrounding walls look exactly as they did in the Middle Ages, over one mile of walls stretch around the city averaging ten meters at height, three meters in width, with 88 round towers and 945 entrances.
The parapet was a wall were located on the top of the defensive walls where the defenders could fire upon the attackers. A succession of openings at the top known less Colonels and set it up right is called Merlon’s provided the deadly ability for the defenders to fire her upon the attackers and rapidly retreat behind the protective stone.
In addition they constructed holes on the floor called the matriculations which were used to fire projectiles or pour liquids on troupes at the base of the wall below. Gateways into the city were protected by massive towers with bridges which allowed troupes to pass back and forth while defending the entrance.
Perhaps because of Sta. Theresa or because of the elevation the local residents like to claim that I will let closure to heaven then any others.