Despeñaperros Castle

Cartagena, Spain

Despeñaperros Castle also known as San José Castle, is a castle built in the 18th century in the historic center of Cartagena, Murcia Region in Spain. It was declared a cultural site on 7 August 1997. The walls are composed of masonry and generally flat. The interior of the fortification is divided in two perimeters, the lower with rooms for the occupants and a water reservoir, and an upper space occupied by the cannons, and which has lost gunships.



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Founded: 18th century
Category: Castles and fortifications in Spain

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Jose Felix Aranda (2 years ago)
It is also known as Fort Despen'aperros. The authorities have recently announced their intention to restore it more and keep it always in good condition. It is on one from where the port and the old town are overlooked.
Juan Antonio Corbalán (2 years ago)
Historic castle of Cartagena that is beginning to see its restoration.
Sebastian Diaz (3 years ago)
Hundreds of years of history
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