Rojas Castle

Poza de la Sal, Spain

The castle of the Rojas is located on the top of a hill near the town of Poza de la Sal. At the end of the 9th century Count Diego Rodríguez Porcelos repopulated Poza building the castle for the defense of the new territory. Like other castles of this time it may have been a simple keep surrounded by some walls.

In the 14th century Rodriguez de Rojas family rebuilt the current castle. It was occupied in 1808 by French troops and was a target of continuous attacks of Burgos garrisons until the end of the war.

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

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Lusnar (6 months ago)
I have to say that I did not look for this place, I was passing through on a trip and decided to stop. I do not regret. It is not the best preserved castle in history, but it is free to enter and has good views, as well as an area with benches below. A good stop on the way
Álvaro Hernández Rojas (7 months ago)
It is truly impressive that such a castle is still standing after such a long time and the views are brutal. It is true that it needs maintenance and restoration. Apart from the lack of accessibility for many people due to the access stairs that require some care.
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el Canal de Chibolo (3 years ago)
The castle is almost entirely disappeared, but if you like history and landscapes you cannot miss it and it will make you think how we got here. The site is exceptional and the views are unsurpassed, they knew where our ancestors made the castles
Eduardo LQ (3 years ago)
A medieval castle in a wonderful setting, quite well preserved and with spectacular views.
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