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Travel Avila Spain

On a cold, rainy day the walls of Avila stand against the dark gloomy grey sky. It feels a bit mysterious to live in a town that is almost completely walled in. The walls, built in the Middle Ages, are virtually the town’s symbol and are visible from almost any part of it.

Avila – Spain’s magnificent walled city

Ringed by mountains, Avila is perched on a rocky outcrop on the banks of the Adija River. This is an ancient city of saints and stones in Spain.

LAKSHMI SHARATH visits the UNESCO World Heritage city that is even older than the Roman period.