Marchenilla Castle

Alcalá de Guadaíra, Spain

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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Antonio Aguilar (15 months ago)
A peculiar place with a lot of history and a very kind gentleman who doesn't mind giving of his time to explain the history of the place.
Liily PM (2 years ago)
A pity they don't allow dogs. We haven't been able to get in.
Fernando VH (2 years ago)
Very grateful for the attention and affection with which the owner received us. Enjoy the explanations and live what counts. It would be necessary to help this type of people who offer to visit the heritage without receiving anything in return. Thank you very much.
Iryna Davydenko (2 years ago)
We were not aware that we need to have prebooked time to visit the Castle. Drive here from Malaga and waited half an hour and got reply - that no one let us in.
Konstantin Babiy (2 years ago)
Not possible to visit without a previous appointment
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