Zuheros Castle

Zuheros, Spain

Zuheros Castle is a small fortress, nestled in rock, occupies a privileged position. Founded by the Arabs in the ninth century, the current appearance was probably built in the 11th or 12th century when the area was ruled by the Zirid dynasty. It now houses the remains of a Renaissance-style palace.


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Calle Nueva, Zuheros, Spain
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Founded: 11th century
Category: Castles and fortifications in Spain


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Bibi Farren (40 days ago)
Located in Cordoba this castle dominates the small town of about 900 inhabitants. It is the most extraordinary structure perched on top of a rock and it must have been quite a challenge to construct. There is amazing g history connected to this place and it’s worth investigating. The village itself is beautiful and immaculate with some lovely restaurants
Przemysław Wnuk (4 months ago)
Completely off season. Absolutely no people in sight. Only one restaurant open with fantastic singing Colombian bar tender. Amazing.
Paulo Biriani (6 months ago)
Not much to see inside but the views are amazing. As is the architecture. Staff are very friendly and helpful
T W (8 months ago)
It’s pretty spectacular even if you don’t go inside.
Mauro Bassutti (9 months ago)
Nice stopover on the road between Cordoba and Granada.
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