CASTLES OF SPAIN - Castle of Almodóvar del Río, Córdoba. The castle, sits above the town, on top of a sheer-walled monolith. The castle’s origins date back to Roman times. The actual construction, however, was built by the Arabs in 760. Under the rule of Fernando III it came to the Christians in 1240, under Pedro I and Enrique II it even served as royal residence. Later the fortress was handed to the knightly order of Calatrava and then to the order of Santiago.

Almodovar Castle, Almodóvar del Río, Province of Córdoba, Spain

The Castle of Almourol is a medieval castle, located on a small islet in the middle of the Tagus River, in the civil parish of Praia do Ribatejo, 4 kilometres (2.5 mi) from the municipal seat of Vila Nova da Barquinha, in the Portuguese Centre Region. The castle was part of the defensive line controlled by the Knights Templar, and a stronghold used during the Portuguese Reconquista. Built c. 1171

The Castle of Almourol is a medieval castle, located on a small islet in the middle of the Tagus River, in the civil parish of Praia do Ribatejo, 4 kilometres (2.5 mi) from the municipal seat of Vila Nova da Barquinha, in the Portuguese Centre Region. The castle was part of the defensive line controlled by the Knights Templar, and a stronghold used during the Portuguese Reconquista. Built c. 1171

Alcazaba de Trujillo. Cáceres

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Castillo de Almodovar del Río, Córdoba.

Castillo de Almodovar del Rio en Córdoba. Esta ligado a mi niñez. Está habitado pero entonces se visitaba todo sin problemas.

Madrid Manzanares el Real- fachada del Castillo -

Fachada principal del castillo de Manzanares el Real (Madrid)

Il Castello di Belmonte è un edificio fortificato, che si staglia alto sulla cima del colle di San Cristobal, nella provincia di Cuenca. Risalente al XV° secolo.(Spagna)

En el el es un singular edificio del que por su estado de conservación su especial estructura, y aspecto exterior, prácticamente el mismo que tuvo en el momento de su construcción (siglo XV ), constituye un valioso tesoro patrimonial.

| ♕ |  Château de Chatillon garden, Bourgogne   | by © Jean-Baptiste Collection

Château de Chatillon, Châtillon-en-Bazois, Nièvre, Burgundy, France.

Castillo de Javier. Navarra, Spain  I'm planning a tour of castles all over the worldddddd. #castletour

Castillo de Javier, en la localidad de Javier, (Navarra, España) a 52 km al este…

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