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Contact details

Calle del Castillo s/n
12598  Peníscola-Peñíscola, Castellón - Castelló  (Valencia)
castillo@dipcas.es
www.peniscola.es
Tel.:+34 964480021
Fax.:+34 964481636

Location

Autonomous region:
Valencia

Province/Island:
Castellón - Castelló

Castellón-Castelló

Description

The castle is located on the highest point of the city. It was built by the Knights Templar on the remains of an old Moorish citadel. It was built with walls of carved stone. Most of the rooms had barrel vaults. It is a sober and solid construction. It was the residence of Benedict XIII, who turned it into a palace and papal library when he moved to Peñíscola in 1411.

Construction:
Castle

Artistic period:
Romanesque

Historic period:
13th century

Practical information

Schedule

From Apr 01 to Oct 15
From 09:30 to 21:30


From Oct 16 to Mar 31
From 10:30 to 17:30


Prices

General: €3.50
Retired persons: €2.50
Groups: €2.50
Children: Admission free

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