Archidona Castle

Archidona, Spain

The Castle of Archidona was built by the Arabs in the 9th century and rebuilt by Alhamar, the first Nasrid king, in the 13th century. In 1462 Archidona was conquered by the Conde de Osuna, beginning to expand outside the walls to occupy the area it currently has. After the Christian conquest, the new population center and its most prominent urban representation in the Plaza Ochavada, the 18th century curious octagonal shape is established; in her red brick and white lime are combined.

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Founded: 9th century AD
Category: Castles and fortifications in Spain

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RafRivL (12 months ago)
great architecture, beautiful too, the best a cafeteria/bar Laralba nearby, with gorgeous molletes (sourdough bread big rolls) filled with traditional fillings from Andalusian kitchen
Graham Penrose (13 months ago)
An interesting space with restaurants and bars. The Ruta de Washington Irving passes through here.
Peter Horvath (2 years ago)
Really nice place with a couple of bars and restaurants
emily johansen (2 years ago)
Brilliant place to eat. Good food. Cheap price. Great atmosphere.
Robert Dobson (2 years ago)
Has a great feeling in the evening with the bars and restaurant open, plenty of adults and children all out enjoying themselves make it feel like it's still an important part of the town.
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