Moguer Castle

Moguer, Spain

Castillo de Moguer was renovated and enlarged in the 14th century. The oldest record document of castle dates from 1362, but it probably existed already in the Moorish age.

The castle was built of mud-based mortar gravel, clay and lime. It is of an imperfect square plan 44 by 45 metres in size, with four towers at the corners. A moat surrounded the castle, as evidenced by written records, but is not currently visible. Access to the castle was across the northwest side, now Santo Domingo Street, via a ramp. Each tower measures 9 by 9 metres and contains two chambers with a covered brick dome. The four towers were topped by battlements. A cellar dating to the 18th century, measures 22 by 10.5 metres and serves as the headquarters of the Tourist Office.

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Calle Castillo 5, Moguer, Spain
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Founded: 14th century
Category: Castles and fortifications in Spain

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Maria Angeles Castsño (11 months ago)
Intimista, con aire señoras, bien conservado
Antonio Luque (11 months ago)
Pasé por ahi y mi hermano de la zona me dice que no se puede entrar. Yo no me di cuenta al pasar
Bartolomé Fernández Esquina (11 months ago)
Muy bien como escenario culturañ
Sandra Mora (12 months ago)
Muy elegante.
Juan Manuel Real Molina (2 years ago)
Ok
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