Béjar Castle

Béjar, Spain

The Ducal Palace of Béjar was built after 1203 by Alfonso VIII. Although these already very reduced in the XIXth century, they still conserve some square and round towers and part of their perimeter bordering the oblong hill on which the old part is based. Béjar was a royal place, but with Enrique III, in 1396, it passed to the lordship of Diego López de Zúñiga or Estúñiga, whose successors will hold the title of dukes of that place, granted by the Catholic Monarchs.

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

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Nines Hernandez Jimenez (3 years ago)
We were a group of 3 people, it put an indication to use the elevator, despite being 15 minutes before two sessions and not being able to go up to the first floor to notify, as it put the indication, call us by voice and co "knocks" at the elevator door as we heard talking. No one answered or under, is this how they want to attract tourism? My very negative rating for the person in charge of this service.
Jose Antonio Gonzalez Nieto (3 years ago)
From the outside it looks very interesting, but it has such limited hours that it is very difficult to access the visit. The important thing in one of these facilities is the environment that allows you to observe and I do not get used to the idea of ​​the attraction that Béjar has from this tower. If we compare it with the complexity of the environment offered by the camera obscura of the Tavira tower in the heart of Cádiz, it can be reduced to a mere contemplation of the landscape.
Esther Diego (4 years ago)
I only give one star for the record as a critic of the management of the place. I have been spending a few days in Béjar and I had a list with all the places I wanted to visit, after having checked schedules on the town hall website and social networks. The surprise comes when I show up there on time and nobody opens, since it turns out that it is closed. I understand the current situation, but the minimum is to update the information, so as not to leave us this bad taste in our mouths. The only good thing is that it will be time to return to Béjar, since everyone speaks wonders of this place.
Laura (4 years ago)
It really is a unique experience. It is best not to have expectations or much idea of ​​what you are going to see, because you will be pleasantly surprised. It is essential to get to know Béjar before venturing through its streets. The guide that explains it is a great professional who keeps you informed, attentive and entertaining at all times. It also handles the instruments very well. This site is so worth it ...
Cristina Gasco (4 years ago)
We found it very interesting and we were very surprised, both adults and children. Very curious. The girl who explained it to us is very kind. And in addition to all this, economical. I recommend it.
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