Aguzaderas Castle

El Coronil, Spain

The Castle of Las Aguzaderas is located just outside the town of El Coronil. This curious castle, which appears to have been built by the Moors, was probably erected to defend a spring which was the water source for the fountain of Las Aguzaderas. This area was an intense war zone between the Moors and the Christians during hundreds of years and that made water a precious resource.

There is evidence that this castle was already here in the 14th century, and it is also known that there were modifications made to it in the 15th and 16th centuries.

 

 

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Founded: 14th century
Category: Castles and fortifications in Spain

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Manuel rondan (13 months ago)
Relax
Greg Juckeston (19 months ago)
Stopped on the way to Seville from Gaucín, and very glad we did! Well preserved Moorish castle in typical Spanish countryside. Free to get in and no limits on where you can wander
Jamie Hay (20 months ago)
Amazing little castle i came across unexpectedly. I got out the car to take a look and found it open. On top of free entry you can climb up onto the battlements unhindered and walk most of the way round. I loved it.
David McChang (2 years ago)
British Health and Safety would have a heart attack here ! Excellent that Spain is far more pragmatic about things like this. Which meant we were free to wander all over it even climb up narrow stairs etc. Great !
Bengt Ericsson (2 years ago)
Don't miss visiting this castle if you are traveling between Ronda and Seville
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