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									                                               NAVARRA, SPAIN
CAPITAL                                    Ciudadela park, Aranzadi and                 interesting things to see within the
                                           Yamuguchi.                                   Ciudadela such as where the arms were
is located in the middle of Navarre, and
                                                                                        made and kept as well as cultural
is 407 kilometers from the capital city    The city walls: Built in 1512 in order to
                                                                                        exhibitions.
of Madrid. Pamplona is situated 449        defend the city from the French,
meters above sea level. It has 3 rivers    following the take-over of the city by
Arga, Alorz and Sader. It is situated in   the kingdon of Castilla and Aragon.
the 'Cuenca de Pamplona' and               Three fourths of the wall still remain,
surrounded by a chain of mountains. It     and the remainder became a national
has a mild, but wet climate, which is      monument in 1937. Today it is well
not too rainy and not too cold.            preserved and surrounded by gardens
                                           which you can stroll around. Within the
                                           walls you can visit: La Ciudadela (the
                                           fortress), el Portal de Francia (the
                                           French entrance), el baluarte Redín,San      Map of Navarra
                                           Bartolomé Fort, the bull ring, the San
                                           Nicolás entrance (Portal de San
                                           Nicolás), the Taconera gardens, the
                                           Antoniutti gardens and the new
                                           entrance (Portal Nuevo).
PARKS AND THINGS TO SEE
                                           Ciudadela: This is a fortress built in
Navarra has many parks: la Taconera,       1571 by the architect Verbon under the
Larraina, Biurdana, Del Mundo,             orders of Felipe II. Three out of the five
Mendillorri, Vuelta del Castillo, la       forts remain. There are a number of

								
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