Castilnovo Castle

Condado de Castilnovo, Spain

Built in the 12th century in mudejar style, the Castilnovo castle is conserved in good condition. It has a rectangular plan, with six round and square towers. It was rebuilt in the 14th - 16th centuries and again between the 19th and the 20th centuries. The present castle is thought to have been built on a previous structure, probably a small fortress. Trapezoid ground plan, with six round and rectangular turrets of brick and masonry. Arched, parted windows. Rectangular turrets, one if which leads inside the building.

Particularly noteworthy is a corner turret reminiscent of another turret in Monteagudo de las Vicarías. The main features of the building are 14th century.The southern section, with its wooden gallery, dates back to 1861, and the present stone yard was built in the 20th century.



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Founded: 12th century
Category: Castles and fortifications in Spain


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Itziar Rodríguez (2 years ago)
A spectacular place to lose yourself in. The guided tour as such, in my case it was not like that, since they did not explain historical issues of the castle to us. I recommend visiting it.
Alvaro Carabias Alvir (2 years ago)
Spectacular castle ... It is recommended to do the visit. Special for events. You have to know it to be able to appreciate this valuation
Fernando V (3 years ago)
Has a special charm
Hayley E. Turner (3 years ago)
Wow! This is an amazing place to visit. The library was really interesting; one part dedicated to Spain and the other to Mexico. The outdoor museum, the grounds andthe tree of life (so original) the rooms with so many much to see. Pedro, the guide, was great. Well recommended.
Angeles Toribio (4 years ago)
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