Tabernas Castle

Tabernas, Spain

Castillo de Tabernas is a ruined castle on the outskirts of the municipality of Tabernas. It was built in the 11th century during the time of Arab domination. It is of Moorish style and is situated on top of a hill. When it was built, it occupied the entire hill, though currently only a part is preserved. During the siege of Almeria, Ferdinand and Isabella ensconced themselves in the castle.



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Calle Alta 9, Tabernas, Spain
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Founded: 11th century
Category: Castles and fortifications in Spain

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Gabriele Wehle (24 days ago)
fantastic view fro. here overlooking a couple of famous filming locations
Martin WARD (3 months ago)
much of it is reconstructed, but openly so with date bricks inserted. Worth the walk for the views.
Vít Havránek (4 months ago)
Castle ruins on the hill above Tabernas. Nice views to surrounding sceneries. Parking is located below the ruins, so it takes some effort to climb up there - but it's worth it!
So Ne (7 months ago)
The way up is pretty steep, which was fun for us. There are couple of points from which you have an amazing view on the way up already. Once you're up the view is stunning. The castle itself was not too much to see, but the view! It was also fun going through the ruins up there and making nice pictures. It was especially nice since there barely were other people. Definitely a cool experience and we recommend going there ?
Brandon Lopez (11 months ago)
Closed for renovations. Beautiful view of the desert. Good area to see film locations. Parking at the bottom. The hike up is good for beginners, kids, seniors with hiking experience.
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