San Marcos Castle, El Puerto de Santa Maria

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#1 of 6 in Historic Sites in El Puerto de Santa Maria
Castle of San Marcos is a medieval castle located in El Puerto de Santa María, Cádiz, Spain. The castle was erected as a fortified church by King Alfonso X of Castile. It was built on the site of a mosque of which the wall of the qibla survives.Close to the castle there is a replica of the map of Juan de la Cosa and a little fountain.ConservationThe castle was declared a national monument on 30 August 1920 and is currently listed in the Spanish heritage register as a Bien de Interés Cultural. Add San Marcos Castle to your El Puerto de Santa Maria travel itinerary, and discover new vacation ideas by using our El Puerto de Santa Maria trip itinerary website .
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  • I took a friend to the tour since it was a first time experience for him. The guide was good and informative and of course, the various aspects of the castle's history were fascinating given its...  more »
  • Really interesting place with excellent views of the sea/shoreline. There were a couple of interesting art displays - one reminded me of David Hockney not sure why!! Unusual to have free anything so....  more »
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  • Beautiful relic! We liked to visit the coffee/brunch restaurant located on the side of the castle - definitely check it out. But the castle itself is a beauty to behold! Would have liked to go in , but was unable to at the time we were there
  • Very interesting tour! So much history in this place. The Sherry tasting in the end is a very nice experience. Totally recommend it!
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