Miranda del Castañar Castle‎

Miranda del Castañar, Spain

Miranda del Castañar Castle‎, or at least the tower of homage, was probably built by Pedro de Zúñiga. By means of a small enclosure that serves as a gate, the tower is attached to another D-shaped tower and other remains that might belong to a previous fortress. The round loopholes are the usual 15th-century artillery loopholes.

Miranda was founded around 1215.The well preserved wall probably dates from that time. Prior to the death of Diego de Zúñiga, the fortress is taken by García Alvarez de Toledo, the Duke of Alba, who claimed to be entitled to have it.

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Founded: 13th century
Category: Castles and fortifications in Spain

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Rodrigo Hernández Velázquez (3 months ago)
Beautiful. A pity that it cannot be visited
Pastora Perez (7 months ago)
Of the most beautiful villages of the Sierra de Francia
Francisco Arteaga Pascual (7 months ago)
I couldn't get inside but on the outside it looks cool
Marina puelles (8 months ago)
It is closed, you cannot enter, from outside there are good views
andres serna (2 years ago)
I love this small town in the mountains. It is like travel centuries back in the time.
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