A view of the Conwy castle's defensive wall and its original gateway

A view of the Conwy castle's massive defensive wall

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A view of the Conwy castle's massive defensive wall and its original gateway (at right).

The view is looking south from Conwy Road. A mini-roundabout is visible at the bottom.

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David Benbennick

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