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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Fran Barbosa (2 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.
Felix Amez (2 years ago)
Muy bien restaurado y cuidado. Con buena iluminación y carteles explicativos. Algunos faltan pero parece que está de reforma por dentro y los acabarán poniendo. Vistas impresionantes. Muy recomendable
Jose Enrique Santos (2 years ago)
Es un castillo fronterizo que podría ser un lugar precioso pero que sufrió una terrible restauración que le ha dado un color excesivamente claro. Se diría que ha perdido toda su antigüedad. De todas formas vale la pena subir por las vistas que desde allí se contemplan.
Gonzalo Mariz (2 years ago)
Las vistas desde el mismo bien merecen por si mismas una visita, el acceso por carretera es fácil y hay un tramo final de pista, que bien podían asfaltada también...., cuando fui estaba cerrado por lo que no puedo opinar del interior, pero el exterior me parece descuidado....vegetación sin limpiar, pintura deteriorada, etc. Una pena que se cuide poco el patrimonio. Desde la orilla portuguesa su vista es impresionante, pero de cerca defrauda un poco.
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