Tudela Castle was built to the ruins of Roman age fort in the 9th century and was demolished in 1383. Today only parts of tower and walls remain.


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Founded: 10th century AD
Category: Castles and fortifications in Spain


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Álvaro Matías Sarmiento (11 months ago)
Great views
Marisol Guerrero Perez (12 months ago)
Very good
Pisadiel (2 years ago)
Tudela Castle (s. IX) located in a dilapidated state n'El Picu Castiellu, in La Fócara, between Olloniego and Santianes (Uviéu). Based on a castro and later Roman fortification, the origin is located in the 'high middle ages', attributed its reconstruction to King Alfonso III d'Asturies (866-910) or his father King Ordoño I d'Asturies (850-866 ) referring to 854 as that of its 'construction' and 'demolished' by King Juan I of Castile (1379-1390) in 1383. The preserved -or the visible, rather, because most of it has been buried or hidden by the enough weed- is limited to the remains of the Tower (ss. XIII-XIV). It was owned by Count Gonzalo Peláez (c.1080-1138), a Asturian tycoon from Levante, who was dispossessed and banished. In 1145 passes to Bishop d'Uviéu, being in ss. XIII-XIV under the hand of Gonzalo Peláez de Coalla. Then it goes to the Álvarez de las Asturias until its destruction after the Castilian civil war.
Diego Roces (2 years ago)
To be a listed place of cultural interest, you should be more careful.
Isabel Mesa (3 years ago)
It is a real pity that there is no reconstruction of the castle, which is an important part of our history. Hopefully something will be done before the wall of the tower collapses.
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