Castillo de San Felipe

Nijar, Spain

Castillo de San Felipe was built in 1771 during the reign of Carlos III of Spain for the defense of the littoral. It was disarmed by the French army during the Spanish Independence War. Halfway into the 19th century it was occupied by the special forces in charge of the surveillance of the littoral. During the 20th century was abandoned and repaired between 1990-1991.

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Founded: 1771
Category: Castles and fortifications in Spain

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Maria Jose Martinez (2 years ago)
Como resultado de la erosión se forma este precioso paisaje
Francisco Solís Núñez (2 years ago)
Precioso lugar, merece la pena ir a verlo. Grandes vistas al mar.
Francisco Javier González Bonilla (2 years ago)
El castillo de Felipe, está abandonado y en un mal estado de conservación. Si es cierto, que toda la naturaleza que lo rodea es impresionante. Un lugar que recomiendo visitar sin duda!!!
mik rod (3 years ago)
Excellent views
THOMAS ROSS (3 years ago)
Worth a visit. Surroundings are a bit shabby
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