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Castillo de Santa Olalla del Cala
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14 Feb 2018
2 Dec 2016
“Good clean walls 10 towers”
Es un castillo del siglo XIII, de estilo gótico-mudéjar, con caracteres almohades. Edificado en 1296 por orden de Sancho IV.De planta rectangular, recinto amurallado de 135 metros por 54 metros, con un espesor de 2,30 metros. Se conservan almenas y...more
Santa Olalla del Cala, Spain
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Reviewed 15 February 2018 via mobile

Interesting castle and walls. Better to go close to the walls by car and then take a walk around the monument.

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank zdevidrio
Reviewed 2 December 2016

Following the castle’s decline as a fortress other uses were found for it. During the19th century and into the 20th century the castle precinct and curtain walls were used as the municipal cemetery. The walls were pierced to form burial niches. In 1949 the castle...More

Date of experience: November 2016
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Reviewed 13 July 2014

The castle was built next to a building that has served as a mezquita, a synagogue and a Catholic Church. The church building is from at least the 800s when it served as a synagogue. The castle is from the 1200s and is very imposing...More

Date of experience: July 2014
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