Wednesday, May 26, 2010
Lugo, named after the Celtic god Lugh, is a city in nothwestern Spain. It is the only city in Europe to be completely surrounded by an intact Roman wall. The wall dates from the 3rd century AD. The wall has a total length of almost one and a half miles (more than 2 km), at its highest level the wall is about thirty five feet (12 meters) tall. The wall has 71 towers and 10 gates, from which 5 are the original Roman gates.