Castillo de los Duques de Alba

Alba de Tormes, Spain

Castle of the Dukes of Alba was founded in the 12th century when King Ferdinand II of León ordered to build a simple watchtower. In the 13th century, King Sancho IV of Castile converted the primitive tower into a castle. It was devastated by the battles of the time of King Henry IV of Castile but later rebuilt and converted it into a private palace.

In its interior you can visit several rooms, such as the one that houses the mural paintings of the Battle of Mühlberg.

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

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gary green (13 months ago)
Well worth the guided tour you learn many quality information the guides are well up on all past event of the castle
Lara Shapovalova (15 months ago)
Beautiful historical place. Very good for visit.
Antonio FP (15 months ago)
Nice historic place
Jeff Miller (17 months ago)
What a wonderful place to visit...one of many things to Alba De Tormes. Great displays...great views...great value!
Carlos Ruiz Martinez de Medinilla (2 years ago)
Expectacular!!
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