Luz Castle

Murcia, Spain

At an elevation of 438 meters on the Cresta del Gallo Sierra, Castillo de La Luz is an 9th century construction built by the Moors. The castle was part of Murcia's defense buildings and a check point between the coast and the city. A tank, and parts of a wall and a tower, still stand. It was abandoned in the 13th century after Murcia was merged to the kingdom of Castilia.


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Founded: 9th century AD
Category: Castles and fortifications in Spain


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enrique garcia (3 years ago)
Very pretty. Too bad it is poorly preserved
Pilarin de los bosques Alpanez (3 years ago)
You have to know it, a small but pleasant corner. Do not pass it by.
Sean Gray (3 years ago)
Fantastic area with beautiful walks, the Castillo it self is a ruin, and a little bit of a high climb, but views from top are fabulous, the whole area is stunning.
Owoeye Williams (5 years ago)
It was amazing. You could literally feel the freshness of the air. Plus the ariel view of the city ?
splashy (7 years ago)
Great Park for walking, great views over murcia, not much left of the castillo!
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