Castillejo de Robledo Castle

Castillejo de Robledo, Spain

Castillejo de Robledo castle and its lands were property of the Order of Malta until it was suppressed by Pope Clement V in 1311. After that the estate passed to the Knights Hospitaller and then to the residents of the town. In the town there was an old Moorish fortification where the current castle was built in the 12th century. The remains of the original wall are visible and are characterized by a greater thickness than the walls erected later.

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Founded: 12th century
Category: Castles and fortifications in Spain

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Alfonso Tomé Rivero (11 months ago)
Impressive location, protected from the winds, with a nearby stream. Its cistern and its construction survive 1000 years later in an environment in which history focuses on the "affront of Corpes" in the song of El Mío Cid. You have to see it, you have to experience it.
Javier Ferrer (2 years ago)
I'm glad to see it but not the state of conservation
Gonzalo “Knight Anubis” (2 years ago)
The remains of a castle in this village. It's a shame there isn't much else to see, but the views are nice, access is easy and since you're in the area, you also see the church. It is a town with history in which the daughters of the Cid passed through here.
Jörge (3 years ago)
Built on the remains of a previous Muslim fortress from the 10th century, it is a medieval fortress from the 12th century belonging to the Order of the Temple until its dissolution, when it passed into the hands of the Hospitaller Order of Saint John of Jerusalem until the Confiscation. You can see the double walled enclosure, the lower part being the remains of the wall of Arab origin, and the existence of a well-preserved cistern. Currently, although in a state of ruin, you can see part of two of its towers and remains of the keep.
Isidro Lario (3 years ago)
The castle remains its ruins. And from it you can see the town and surroundings. The same one that belonged to the order of the Temple was raised in what was a Muslim fortification. Be careful with the well deep cistern and all made of stone.
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