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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jose luis moreno gaitero (2 years ago)
Muy bueno
Paloma Presi (2 years ago)
Cerrado al público por decisión de sus dueños particulares. Está en ruinas. No se puede visitar. Por fuera es bastante sobrio.
Mateo Blazquez (2 years ago)
Precioso
Carlos Nicolás Herance (2 years ago)
Pueblo precioso
Tomás Edreira (3 years ago)
Perfilando el skyline de Miranda del Castañar se encuentra esta construcción del siglo XV que haremos mejor en observar desde la distancia, pues de cerca su estado de deterioro deja bastante que desear. Del interior no diré nada, ni yo ni nadie; no es visitable ya que actualmente se encuentra en manos privadas, aunque poco a poco, piedra a piedra pueda retornar al pueblo.
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