Sandiás Castle

Sandiás, Spain

Probably built in the first half of the 12th century (although some legends say it was built in the 9th century), Sandiás Castle was located over a castrum (Celtic settlement). It participated in the Portugal secession wars (12th century). In 1386 it was assaulted by the duke of Lancaster, pretender to the Castile crown. In the 15th century it was demolished by a popular riot, and rebuilt later. It was a meeting point for troops in the wars with Portugal in the 18th century. There are many legends about this castle.

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Founded: 12th century
Category: Castles and fortifications in Spain

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Fátima María Pazos Fariña (4 years ago)
Magical place that takes you to another time. Your visit is highly recommended.
Sheik (4 years ago)
Lo estan restaurando, pero el entorno sigue igual de mal que siempre. Abandonado y sucio.
RIVA (4 years ago)
Spectacular!!
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