Marchenilla 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.

The Castle is located on a promontory which is high enough to completely dominate the surroundings, in the same place as previous human settlement was to be found in the Bronze Age.

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

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jesus camacho (9 days ago)
Un bonito y pintoresco sitio. Combina la obra medieval con añadidos para su posterior función como cortijo, que ha detenido el deterioro que se observa en otros castillos de similares características. Llegando a un conjunto bastante armónico. Aún no hemos visitado su interior, creo que las visitas se realizan los sábados a las 10 h., no se puede fotografiar el interior.
Alfonso Moyano (30 days ago)
An inhabited castle, with a wall and a keep from the 14th century. Its interior has been adapted over the years, becoming a small farmhouse. It has a consecrated chapel that has been operational until 2003. The visit is guided by the owner. A very friendly and cultured man who is very interested in the visitor taking a pleasant memory. It can only be visited on Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. You have to reserve.
Juan Maria Muñoz Lopez (13 months ago)
Bonito castillo
Cisco Sanchez Lopez (14 months ago)
Schöner Historischer Ort
Samuel R (17 months ago)
Sólo se permiten visitas los sábados en la mañana, al ser privado, no se pueden hacer fotos por dentro, hay un señor que te explica los detalles del castillo y su historia. Cuidado con pasar por la entrada principal que hay unos perros, se entra por el lateral izquierdo.
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