Medina-Sidonia Castle

Spain, Spain

Medina-Sidonia Castle was originally a Roman castellum, converted in the Moorish castle in the 11th century. The curren castle appearance dates from the 15th century, built by Enrique de Guzmán, 2nd Duke of Medina Sidonia. In was used by as a headquarters of French Army in the war of early 19th century.


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Spain, Spain
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Founded: 15th century
Category: Castles and fortifications in Spain


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Sadie Kelly (9 months ago)
Really interesting. Fantastic views
Axel Flaig (9 months ago)
Well worth a visit.
Scott Hendrix (12 months ago)
I'm a historian so I came due to the historical significance of the connection with the Spanish Armada, but otherwise, not worth the stop.
Tony Curtis (15 months ago)
Beautiful, if a bit run down, historic Spanish town. Fantastic views.
Babu raja A (18 months ago)
Amazing Panoramic view of Medina and the places nearby. The place needs around 1 hour max to see. Just go to enjoy the view. Learn the history of the castle which goes back to the Roman period,Moors etc.
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