Ribadavia Castle

Ribadavia, Spain

Ribadavia Castle, sitting at what is the unofficial entry point to the old town, has relics dating back as far as the 9th century, but the main structure was erected during the 15th century at the behest of the then Count of Ribadavia. It was abandoned in the 17th century when the counts moved to the palace adjacent to main square of Ribadavia.

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Founded: 15th century
Category: Castles and fortifications in Spain

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www.galiciaguide.com

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Terry St (7 months ago)
The castle is a ruin but the town is worth seeing
Marcel JE (7 months ago)
Great archeological site. But only information in Spanish/Galician Friendly staff: Restaurant was closed for renovation so they recommend us restaurants in hmrhe near. They also explained a lot
Mark Auchincloss (7 months ago)
Dates back to 11th Century. Was the residence of the Count of Sarmiento from 1375 for various centuries. Entry fee is €3.50, you purchase tickets at entrace where Tourist Office is which gives you entry to Jewish Museum too. The setting is superb with amazing views. Also you can learn about history,the Jewish quarter & tourism in Ribadavia.I love going here to see the night performances during the annual International Theatre Festival.
Badr Khouzima (4 years ago)
Amazing place to visit. The fort is a great place to walk around and have a drink. The shop sellers are really nice people who would enjoy talking with them while u are at their shops.
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