Castillo de Santa Ana

Roquetas de Mar, Spain

The castillo de Santa Ana, also known as Castillo de Las Roquetas, is a fortification built between the 16th and 17th centuries, located in the town of Roquetas de Mar which was used for refugee to the inhabitants who lived near the port. It has an oblong shape. Near the castle there is a lighthouse.

The 1804 earthquake destroyed most of the structure, and only survived one of the towers and the raised level area, which has been conserved and recovered.



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Founded: 16th century
Category: Castles and fortifications in Spain

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avbert7 (2 months ago)
Well maintained and pretty place especially in the early morning or late evening. Cool little beach with a shower and kids can go crab hunting.
Mark Furniss (4 months ago)
Worth a look and even better it was free to enter. Beautiful views from the top and very well kept. Inside is currently displaying a photography and art exhibition which was very interesting, especially for my eldest daughter. We all enjoyed the time we spent there and would recommend anyone visiting the area to take a look.
Sam (5 months ago)
Well worth a visit if you are in this part of Spain more of an art gallery than a castle. Some really nice black and white photos of old Spain along with paintings and models.
ian smallwood (5 months ago)
Lovely place, richly steeped in history. The castle has been lovingly restored, and if you stand quietly alongside the cannon, you can almost feel the history wash over you. It is a worthy place to visit.
Matt Quinton (5 months ago)
A nice bit of Roquetas history, and a wonderful art gallery. Would have been lovely to go to the roof to see the view, but it was closed due to the wind
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