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  • Monteagudo Castle. Murcia.

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    … 30003. Murcia. http://www.turismodemurcia.es/es/monumentos-y-lugares/el-castillo-de-monteagudo.   The name described the ruins located beside the Monteagudo Castle, dating from the Muslim period. These remains were previously part of a turreted rectangular space which was used as a recreation ground…

  • Monteagudo Castle. Murcia.

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    … 30003. Murcia. http://www.turismodemurcia.es/es. The castle is located on the top of a hill.This fortress is very well preserved.The archaeological remains found belong to the Islamic period.After the foundation of the town of Murcia (825), as well as serving as a fortress, it was also a prison and …

  • Lorca Castle – Fortress of the Sun. Lorca.

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    … Carretera del Castillo. 30800. Lorca. Murcia. E-mail: info@lorcatallerdeltiempo.com. www.lorcatallerdeltiempo.com. This 13th-century castle is located in a strategic position overlooking the city. It has a long, narrow shape with a polygonal floor plan and is divided into three areas, one of which c…

  • El Faro Castle. Castro-Urdiales.

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    … Casco antiguo. 39700. Castro-Urdiales. Cantabria. http://www.turismodecantabria.com.   This pentagonal fortress with reinforced walls at its corners was originally the main defensive bulwark of the town.…

  • Ocharan Castle. Castro-Urdiales.

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    … Calle leonardo rucabado. 39700. Castro-Urdiales. Cantabria.   Declared a Property of Cultural Interest.…

  • Aledo Castle. Aledo.

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    … Sierra Espuña. 30859. Aledo. Murcia. E-mail: turismo@aledo.es. http://www.aledo.es/turismo/lugares-que-visitar/.   The castle is located 9 kms from Totana, and stands on a small ridge beside the Sierra Espuña mountains. It is Muslim in origin, and is built of tamped earth which gives it its reddish …

  • Chinchilla de Montearagón Castle. Chinchilla de Monte-Aragón.

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    … 02520. Chinchilla de Monte-Aragon. Chinchilla de Monte-Aragón. Albacete. (Castile-La Mancha) E-mail: oficinadeturismo@ayuntamientochinchilla.com. www.chinchillademontearagon.com. Remains of an Arab past. In the 15th century, Juan Pacheco, Marquis of Villena, restored a castle of Arab origin, “Xerif …

  • Arab fortress. Mérida.

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    … Plaza del Rastro s/n. 06800. Mérida. Badajoz. (Extremadura) Fax.: +34 924003441 | E-mail: visitas@consorciomerida.org. http://www.consorciomerida.org. An imposing military complex. In the interior it still conserves remnants dating from the Roman, Visigoth and Arab periods. It was built by Abderramá…

  • Luna Castle. Alburquerque.

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    … 06510. Alburquerque. Badajoz. (Extremadura) E-mail: 924401202@telefonica.net. www.alburquerque.es. Luna Castle. It is known as Luna Castle, referring to Álvaro de Luna, Master of the Order of Santiago and High Constable of Castile, who lived in it for a long time. It has four enclosed areas, but the…

  • Medellín Castle. Medellín.

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    … 06411. Medellin. Medellín. Badajoz. (Extremadura) Fax.: +34 924822438 | E-mail: otmedellin@badajoz.es. http://medellin-turismo.weebly.com/. The castle replaced a 10th-century fortress which was destroyed in the 14th century by Pedro I the Cruel and rebuilt by the Infante Sancho of Castile. It has a …

  • Calatrava la Vieja Castle. Carrión de Calatrava.

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    … Carretera Nacional 420, de Ciudad Real a Carrión de Calatrava. 13150. Carrión de Calatrava. Ciudad Real. (Castile-La Mancha) http://www.turismocastillalamancha.com. It is Arab in origin. The building incorporates a major water defence system, in combination with various walls and barriers. The Guadi…

  • Cuenca Castle. Cuenca.

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    … 16001. Cuenca. (Castile-La Mancha) E-mail: ofi.turismo@cuenca.es. http://www.turismocastillalamancha.es. Almost nothing remains of the ancient Arabian city wall and very little remains of the impregnable Christian fortress, which underwent its last change during the era of Felipe (Philip) II. There …

  • Clavijo Castle. Clavijo.

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    … 26130. Clavijo. La Rioja. http://lariojaturismo.com. The castle is located in the high area of the town.The Battle of Clavijo, between the Asturian King Ramiro I and the Emir of Córdoba Abd-al-Rahman II, took place near the tower. It is a very emblematic castle with a noteworthy keep.It belongs to t…

  • Santa Bárbara Castle. Alicante.

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    … Monte Benacantil, s/n. 03001. Alicante-Alacant. Alicante. Alicante - Alacant. (Valencia) E-mail: info@alicanteturismo.com. www.castillodesantabarbara.com. It is set on the Monte Benacantil hill, a location of great strategic value. It is so-called as it was captured from the Moors by prince Alfonso …

  • Sax Castle. Sax.

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    … Peña del Castillo s/n. 03630. Sax. Alicante - Alacant. (Valencia) Fax.: +34 965475399 | www.sax.es. The castle is of Islamic origin. It was conquered by the Crown of Aragon in 1239 and subsequently ceded to the Crown of Castile under the terms of the Treaty of Almizra. From its position, it dominate…

  • Petrer Castle. Petrer.

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    … 03610. Petrer. Alicante - Alacant. (Valencia) E-mail: museo@petrer.es. http://www.petrer.es/. Preserves its double-walled enclosure structure. It is situated at the highest point of the city. It was built by the Arabs at the end of the 12th century. The fortress was involved in the revolt of the Mus…

  • Castalla Castle. Castalla.

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    … Castalla. Alicante - Alacant. (Valencia) E-mail: castalla@touristinfo.net. http://www.turismocastalla.com. Although its origins are Arab, the current structure dates from mediaeval times. The Torre Grossa tower was added in the 16th century in order to keep a lookout for pirate raids from the Medite…

  • Atalaya Castle. Villena.

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    … Cerro de San Cristóbal, s/n. 03400. Villena. Alicante - Alacant. (Valencia) E-mail: villena@touristinfo.net. http://www.turismovillena.com/. Tall and stately, the three storeys of Villena castle rise up proudly from the hill on which it stands, overlooking the capital of the region. Also known as th…

  • Molina de Aragón City Walls. Molina de Aragón.

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    … 19300. Molina. Molina de Aragón. Guadalajara. (Castile-La Mancha) E-mail: turismo@molina-aragon.com. http://www.molina-aragon.com/. The defensive 'belt'. It was built in the 13th century, during the lordship of Lady Blanca Alfonso. The wall, known as 'El Cinto” (The Belt), surrounded the whole town.…

  • Zorita de los Canes Castle. Zorita de los Canes.

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    … 19119. Zorita de los Canes. Guadalajara. (Castile-La Mancha) E-mail: recopolis@jccm.es. http://www.patrimoniohistoricoclm.es. Labyrinth of walls. It is structured as a complicated system of walls, gates, large towers and windows, mixed over the centuries. The plan is elongated, from north to south, …

  • Atienza Castle. Atienza.

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    … Plaza de Armas s/n. 19270. Atienza. Guadalajara. (Castile-La Mancha) http://www.turismocastillalamancha.com/. Scraping the sky. It is surprising because it is such a tall castle. The slim square-plan keep stands out above all. It has 2 walls arranged in concentric circles. The main nucleus was withi…

  • Guadamur Castle. Guadamur.

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    … Calle Jorge Manrique 8. 45160. Guadamur. Toledo. (Castile-La Mancha) E-mail: turismoguadamur@gmail.com. www.turismocastillalamancha.com . A lovely fortress in Toledo. This is a magnificent example of a 15th-century fortress with an Italian influence in the Toledo area. It was built in the 15th centu…

  • Oropesa Castle. Oropesa.

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    … Plaza del Palacio 1. 45560. Oropesa. Toledo. (Castile-La Mancha) http://www.turismocastillalamancha.com. A Christian military fortress. The whole site lies inside the defensive walls surrounding the old town of Oropesa. It is now a Parador hotel. This is a 13th-century four-sided Christian castle bu…

  • San Servando Castle. Toledo.

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    … Carretera de Circunvalación -Frente al Puente de Alcántara. 45006. Toledo. (Castile-La Mancha) The Bishop of Tenorio's castle. This castle was built as a monastery according to an order by Alfonso VI in honour of the saints Servando and Germano. But due to the fact that it is close to the Alcántara …


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