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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Esther Diego (14 months 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 (19 months 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 (20 months 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.
Sonia Fernandez Romero (21 months ago)
A discovery in Béjar, the girl who showed us the camera very efficient and friendly. A while entertaining and very interesting, I recommend it.
Maria Gomez De La Cruz (21 months ago)
They have access for people with wheelchairs but it does not work, it is broken, something so beautiful is very sad that they do not have it well adapted. Shameful
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