Yanguas Castle

Yanguas, Spain

To the west of the Yanguas town, on the edge of the cliff, is a limestone castle that controlled the access to the Ebro valley. It is not certain when it was first built and it is possible that it was built when Yanguas received its own town charter. However, the architectonical style suggests that it was built in the 14th century.

Recent restoration works have given the castle back the dignity it deserves to be a heritage site and have made it possible to understand the defensive function of the unique columned and cobbled weapon yard. Another feature that has been restored is the tower on the north-western side.

It has a quadrangular floor plan and towers on each of the corners. On the walls, there are battlement hexes, a chemin de ronde and narrow loophole windows. There are also two gates, one on the west and the other on the east side, that gave access to the castle.

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Founded: 14th century
Category: Castles and fortifications in Spain

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Perla Negra (14 months ago)
Castle in the process of maintenance and restoration can only be visited a few days in advance by reservation, but from the bars installed on the access doors you can see the interior well enough. What can be improved and the state of the information panels, very deteriorated and almost unreadable. Another point to improve is the path that allows the perimeter of the castle, there is a completely impassable area due to lack of pruning.
Manuel Miranda (15 months ago)
A beautiful town !!
Oscar Zamora (16 months ago)
The Castle has been restored and I think they have taken great pains to preserve its original style, it was closed but I really did not do anything to get the keys. It actually has two gates from which you can see its interior well. I have taken the trouble to rewrite the original poster that is in very bad condition like others in the town due to vandalism, I retouched some posters with the help of photoshop, so that you can have information about what you can see in this wonderful place.
Fran del Val (16 months ago)
A fairly well-preserved, well-renovated castle that is best enjoyed with the guidance of the person in charge of the town hall. Do not hesitate to go.
Ivan Mora (21 months ago)
The very beautiful and charming town to spend the great day.
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