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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marta gonzalez (12 months ago)
Recommended to take a walk and see the beautiful views that are seen
António Vieira (14 months ago)
Interesting but not that shocking
Zulema Salinas (15 months ago)
Very nice town. It transports you to another time. Very neat and clean. Precious.
Iván José Fernández Cebreiro (15 months ago)
El castillo es impresionante pero es privado y está cerrado. s Su estado de conservación es muy precario y una de sus torres amenaza ruina justo encima de la puerta de San Ginés que da acceso a la villa. Una verdadera lástima.
Raquel Fernandez Herrero (16 months ago)
Very nice town and very careful
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