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Castillo de Alcaudete is a castle in Alcaudete, in the province of Jaén, Spain. The castle was built by the Arabs and taken by the Christians in 1085 during the reign of Alfonso VI. For almost three hundred years thereafter, the castle changing hands until 1340 when the Christians took it over. The design is polygon in shape, adjusted to the terrain escarpments. The structure is surmounted by six towers, including the Tower of Homage, which has a door on the north side, guarded by two additional towers. The castle is restored and in good condition. It was declared a Bien de Interés Cultural monument in 1949.Plan your Castillo de Alcaudete visit and explore what else you can see and do in Alcaudete using our Alcaudete tourist route planner.
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Un lugar muy bonito y con mucha historia. Recomiendo ir con guía, la nuestra fue Dulce y perfecta. Visita contextualizada, llena de detalles que sin ella me hubiera perdido. Eso sí, va sola y atiende ... more »A place very beautiful and full of history. I recommend go with guide, ours was sweet and perfect. Visit contextualized, full of details that I would have been lost without it. That Yes, it is single and serves tourism single phone, visits are the hours that such office indicates, while the rest of the time is closed. At 10:30, they do tour. 16:30 without a guide, so it has been today. It has been very interesting. We were a small group. Highly recommended.
Llegué a Alcaudete y fue lo primero que llamó mi atención. Si bien no es un castillo tan imponente como otros no deja de trasladarte a la época de la reconquista, la revives paseando por las almenas, ... more »I arrived in Alcaudete and he was the first thing that caught my attention. Although it is not as imposing as others Castle no longer go back to the time of the reconquest, you revives it strolling through the battlements, visiting the cisterns, stables, parade... The visit was perfect, accompanied by María Jose, that made it even more immersive. The truth is that for €4 that costs the entry deserves punishment and much. The only thing I didn't like was the few people who had been visiting him, in fact I came across a person in the two hours that lasted such a visit. I, for one, pointed out the second weekend of July.
Visitamos el castillo de Alcaudete en las fiestas Calatravas de la población, que se celebran la segunda semana del mes de julio. Fue un espectáculo estupendo, tenían ambientada toda la zona del casco... more »We visited Castle Alcaudete at parties Calatravas of the population, held the second week of July. It was a great show, they had set the entire area of the old town's medieval-themed, with its market at the foot of the Castle and shows in the street. Inside the Castle, the visit was theatrical, superbly preserved Castle and was spectacular to see it at night and climb the highest Tower. Certainly recommended to visit it.
Sebastián Martínez RuizFantastic. An unforgettable visit. Very well preserved. Exceptional views. And 10 points for the tour guide, passionate about his work. Important: Call before you go, to arrange the visit, if not the castle can find you it closed.
Francisco Javier González MolinaMagnificent Castle Muslim who had great relevance with the calatravos Christians. Very nice and great job of reconstruction to date. Guided tours are worth.
Victor DiezHistoric castle of the sierra sur de Jaén framed on the route of the Caliphate. Alcaudete logo, has been restored and transformed into a Center for visitors, with Museum, shop and program of cultural activities in its interior and surroundings. The view from the panoramic view of the town are impressive and is located very close to the square of the village and Church of Santa Maria.
Victoria Garcia GarridoVery iconic and original. Panoramic views
Maxim AbramovInteresting i emblematic of well-preserved medieval style. Is open to public and houses a small Museum of the era in which it was most commonly used. I recommend.
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