Castillo de Tabernas, Tabernas

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Castillo de Tabernas is a ruined castle on the outskirts of the municipality of Tabernas, Almería province, in the autonomous community of Andalusia, Spain. It was built in the 11th century during the time of Arab domination. It is of Moorish style and is situated on top of a hill. When it was built, it occupied the entire hill, though currently only a part is preserved. In 1993, it was declared a Bien de Interés Cultural monument. During the siege of Almeria, Ferdinand and Isabella ensconced themselves in the castle.
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  • A good example of a traditional Islamic castle of al-Andalus, now easily accessible by a modern path from the town below. Despite some unsympathetic and ahistorical restoration the original layout is....  more »
  • This is a good place to get a great view of the desert, Desierto, and interesting for those who know their history. Too bad that there was no information about the castle itself. We looked it up on...  more »
  • Amazing views! Worth the climb, great information board showing the different spaghetti westerns that have been filmed in the area (free)
  • Closed on mondays xD
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