Roman arch and ruins of Cáparra

Remains of the former city of Cáparra, the second most important in Roman Lusitania after Mérida. It is of Vetton origin but during the domination of the Romans its strategic location on the Vía de la Plata route led to its becoming a Roman city during the reign of Vespasian. It retains a single arch in the form of a tetrapylon, meaning four gates, which is situated in the centre of the city on the Via de la Plata; this quadrifons arch is unique in Spain.

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Coordinates: 40.166778,-6.100917