Alcalá de Guadaíra Castle

Alcalá de Guadaíra, Spain

Alcalá de Guadaíra Castle is the result of almost 4,500 years of human history. The older archaeological findings take us to the Bronze Age (2nd millennium BCE), when a small walled village settled down on the East edge of the Hill.

The current castle was built during the times of Muslim domination, in the 11th and 12th centuries, although after the Reconquest by Ferdinand III is when it acquired its definitive layout. Important development was still taking place right up to the late 15th and early 16th century.

Today the castle is restored after been abandoned a long time since the 19th century.

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Founded: 11th century
Category: Castles and fortifications in Spain

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José Antonio Lera Sánchez (12 months ago)
Espextscular
Damian Rodriguez (16 months ago)
great views, well taken care of... well, better than most historic places around anyway
Juan José Caballero (17 months ago)
A huge castle we a really short opening time. Dangerous for children, nothing to prevent your falling from the walls. Anyway, it's worth a visit.
Isai Estupinan (17 months ago)
Awesome structure. This is a free look at castle ruins not much else. Great views with rebuilt walkways for you to walk around the walls. Some stairways are very steep and narrow.
Mark Woodward (18 months ago)
Great fort, in the process of being restored. They allow you to explore the entire fort on your own. Fantastic for kids and adults alike!
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