Íllora Castle

Íllora, Spain

In the center of the village Íllora, at the top of a rock, there are the ruins of the old castle, although there are hardly any remains of the walls. This castle dates from the Caliphate period (9th-10th centuries) and is structured in three areas: the villa, the citadel and the suburb. Associated to that castle, there are a series of optical towers, among which the Tower of Brácana stands out.


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


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Juan Ignacio Escribano (2 years ago)
The castle is a marvel. And the views of the town and its church are impressive. The guide's explanation, out of ten. Highly recommended.
Encarna Garcia (2 years ago)
I found it to be a totally advisable visit. It is a joy to listen to Juan Peña while you visit him. 100% recommendable. The city council is thanked for the effort it has made and I hope it continues, as there is still to be done.
hanna sanchez (2 years ago)
It has been a great experience, the guide makes the visit enjoyable and very interesting as well as telling a lot of information about the castle and its surroundings. Totally recommended, we will be back!
Carmen Leiva (2 years ago)
The castle is beautiful and Juan explains everything to you wonderfully. The only thing I missed was some shadow
Jorge Molina Romo (4 years ago)
Precioso y unas vistas únicas. Merece la pena subir
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