Castle of Santiago was built in the second half of the 15th century by the 2nd Duke of Medina Sidonia. It was not designed for military or surveillance purposes. Therefore, it can be considered as a demonstration of power of the Duchy. Throughout its history, it has functioned as a ducal fortress and barracks. After almost a century of neglect and suffering serious damage from a fire, it was completely remodelled.

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

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Valentín Guzmán García (12 months ago)
Great u gotta pay to go in tho
pierluigi rufo (14 months ago)
Impressive fortress and nice view
christian faloppa (15 months ago)
Castle of 1200 a.d. in a middle age village
Andy Colledge (18 months ago)
Great castle with amazing views over Sanlucar
Bob McNinch (2 years ago)
Interesting visit just 30 minutes from Jerez. The model gives a pretty good idea of what to expect. Parking is a lttle difficult nearby so be prepared to park and walk.
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