Arévalo Castle

Arévalo, Spain

Arévalo castle was built in the 14th century and reformed during the 15th and 16th centuries. It has a pentagonal ground plan and a large Tower of Homage. Inside there is a Cereal Museum.

King Pedro I, the Cruel, locked his wife Blanca de Borbón in the castle. Juan II and Enrique IV possessed it, the latter handed it to don Álvaro de Zúñiga; between 1476 and 1480, Zúñiga and the Catholic Monarchs negotiated a compesation for Arévalo and, in the ends, the village was taken over by the Crown. Subsequently it became a state prison.

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Diane Arevalo. said 10 months ago
I am an Arevalo and I am extremely proud of the


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Founded: 14th century
Category: Castles and fortifications in Spain

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FERNANDO HERNANDEZ FUENTES (15 months ago)
Ok
Aotearoa (2 years ago)
Beautiful castle
Ricardo Elias (3 years ago)
Beautiful completely renew it
Val Arevalo (3 years ago)
Pleasant surprise and its significance to my surname however this town is super charming, very walkable and lots of stunning old architecture to feast your eyes on. If this happen to be on your way, make a detour and you'll be rewarded nicely with medieval architectures.
Irene Rivas (3 years ago)
Muy bonito, una exposición en el interior de la torre del homenaje impresionante. Muy reconstruido... Y tb muy simpáticas las personas que trabajaban por allí.
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