San Marcos Castle, El Puerto de Santa Maria

Castle of San Marcos is a medieval castle located in El Puerto de Santa María, Cádiz, Spain. The castle was erected as a fortified church by King Alfonso X of Castile. It was built on the site of a mosque of which the wall of the qibla survives.Close to the castle there is a replica of the map of Juan de la Cosa and a little fountain.ConservationThe castle was declared a national monument on 30 August 1920 and is currently listed in the Spanish heritage register as a Bien de Interés Cultural.
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  • Strolling through the streets of puerto de santamaria, you stumble this monumental Castle, well-preserved
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  • It seems really removed a perfectly preserved medieval image. The only "but" is the logs that were used in the rehabilitation of the facade. They are all equal and distributed in decorative plan, nothing to do with the original
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  • Worth a visit for those interested in culture and Sherry lovers alike. Only mosque, then Church, the castle in the middle of the village a spirits company is now owned by and can be visited, then Sherry tasting incl.! Info on the net or tourist office next door.
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  • Castle/Wine Tour - A great experience in El Puerto. The tour guide spoke English very well and even though it was an English tour she even took some time to briefly explain things in Spanish to my friend who was with me. It's not the largest castle but the admission includes a Sherry tasting at the end which was very enjoyable.
  • Great place for visits and events. Friendly guides and good wine tasting from Bodegas Caballero. A must see in El Puerto.
  • Very nice pleace. The history of this pleace is very interesting. In the finish of watching the castle employees speak about wines maked in winery Companieros which is in the castle. The wines was very tastly. Direcrly other than im drinking in Poland 😁 Thank You for good experience!
  • Definitely worth a visit if it's open. The square around it is a great place for a drink.
  • Nice castle. Walk around to see all the details.
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