Sanlúcar de Guadiana Castle

Sanlúcar de Guadiana, Spain

Sanlúcar de Guadiana castle dates back to the seventeenth century, around 1642 or so, when Jerónimo Ró decided to strengthen the village from the Portuguese troops. In 1666, the fort fell into Portuguese hands. In 1741, Ignacio Sala reformed the west crescent. Entirely constructed of stone and different finishes depending on times of renovation.


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Founded: c. 1642
Category: Castles and fortifications in Spain


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Вадим Майор (Maior Woodworking) (16 months ago)
Unfortunately, we could not get inside. It was closed. It is very difficult to climb in the heat, but the view of the river and the two cities is wonderful!
Cristache Draghici (19 months ago)
Jesus y Mari Angeles (2 years ago)
Very good, with wonderful views and an interesting island.
Francisco G. Campa (2 years ago)
Fortaleza de traza artillera fronteriza con muy buena restauración que recupera el color original de los lienzos. Frente a la creencia popular los edificios medievales y modernos no dejaban ver la piedra y eran encalados o cubiertos de argamasa. Los muros blancos relucen alsol como harían en los siglos XVI y XVII. Se construyó con traza italiana irregular a mediados del XVI sobre restos de un Alcázar musulman y un castillo medieval. Durante la Guerra de Independencia y de Recuperación Portuguesa fue reformada por los portugueses y posteriormente por España.
Fran Barbosa (4 years ago)
The Castillo de San Marcos is now part of the Andalusian Historical Heritage, declared WELL OF CULTURAL INTEREST under the category of MONUMENT. Historically, it would have been conceived since its genesis, at the end of the Middle Ages, for the defense of a territory destined to be for centuries the "River Frontier" of Lower Guadiana. Archeology has revealed its secrets. The Restoration of the Castle of San Marcos de Sanlúcar de Guadiana now offers us the opportunity to carry out, from a professional perspective of the Heritage, given our trajectory, the development of an entire General Project of Cultural Management of a Restored Patrimonial Property.
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