Its ancient gates, walls and towers have disappeared, but it still possesses a few medieval edifices.
The edifices displayed marvellous building skill, and their workmanship is unsurpassed.
It has a bridge across the Cali, and a number of religious and public edifices.
On the east side of the forum were four edifices; all of them are of a public character, but their names and attribution have been the subject of much controversy.
In this document the following statement was made: " Many citizens, to avoid such danger, built according to their means, on their ground, a stone house covered and protected by thick tiles against the fury of fire, whereby it often happened that when a fire arose in the city and burnt many edifices and' had reached such a house, not being able to injure it, it then became extinguished, so that many neighbours' houses were wholly saved from fire by that house."