Panoramic view of Roman Bridge, Salamanca, Spain, pictured on December 18, 2010 in the afternoon. The 356 meter Roman Bridge, which has 15 granite stone arches,  leads across the Tormes River to Salamanca. It was built in 89AD, and restored in the 17th century after flood damage. Salamanca, an important Spanish University city, is known as La Ciudad Dorada ("The golden city") because of the unique golden colour of its Renaissance sandstone buildings. Founded in 1218 its University is still one of the most important in Spain. Around it the Old Town is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Picture by Manuel Cohen

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Panoramic view of Roman Bridge, Salamanca, Spain, pictured on December 18, 2010 in the afternoon. The 356 meter Roman Bridge, which has 15 granite stone arches, leads across the Tormes River to Salamanca. It was built in 89AD, and restored in the 17th century after flood damage. Salamanca, an important Spanish University city, is known as La Ciudad Dorada ("The golden city") because of the unique golden colour of its Renaissance sandstone buildings. Founded in 1218 its University...
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