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Contact details

Plaza de Doña Sancha s/n
09346  Covarrubias, Burgos  (Castile-Leon)
turcovarrubias@terra.es
http://www.covarrubias.es/turismo-y-ocio/monumentos
Tel.:+34 947406061
Fax.:+34 947406061

Location

Autonomous region:
Castile-Leon

Province/Island:
Burgos

Burgos

Reservations


Description

According to the legend of Doña Urraca, she was locked up in the tower of the Palace of Fernán González. Built in the 10th century.For defence purposes.It has a rectangular floor plan and a pyramidal elevation.In the entrance there is a horseshoe arch that leads out into an enclosure with barrel vault on imposts. The outside of the tower is smooth and crowned by look-out posts.The roof has four slopes instead of being crenelated.

Construction:
Tower

Artistic period:
Mozarabic

Historic period:
10th century

Practical information

Schedule

Only the exterior of the monument can be visited.


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