Castillo de Trujillo (Trujillo Castle), Trujillo

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Discover the ruins of Castillo de Trujillo (Trujillo Castle), a 13th-century fortress built on the site of an old Moorish castle. Walk among its remains and imagine how the castle would have operated centuries ago. Discover the wells, defensive towers, and the 16th-century chapel dedicated to the Virgen de la Victoria, patron saint of Trujillo. The castle is set in the highest part of the city. The reward for the steep walk up is panoramic views of the town and surrounding plains. Make sure you bring your camera. See Castillo de Trujillo (Trujillo Castle) and all Trujillo has to offer by arranging your trip with our Trujillo trip builder site .
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  • We bought a guided tour in the office of tourism of Trujillo and the entrance to the castle was included. Not worth much, except for views that can be seen from the top.
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  • With evident satisfaction entered this medieval Moorish Castle, because I was curious to see in situ the Casterly Rock, ancient residence of the Lannisters in "Game of Thrones" (7th season). In addition to this singular pleasure, we were able to enjoy the magnificent view that gives us, well preserved walls and, surprise, the chapel of our Lady of victory. This is an image of the Virgin, that by placing a €0.50 coin spins 360° with the background illuminated by sunlight, because it is placed the backlight on a wicket up and (before currency) turned to the outside, with his back to us.
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  • To see it from the outside I thought it was smaller, but inside it has enough route and views that are well worth climbing. Highly recommended for those who like history and above all the castles.
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  • Upon our visit the place was closed for rehearsal for the concert happening that evening. Worth visiting if you are in the area. This castle is also famous now, because Game of Thrones was shot there. Friendly advice use sun protection, there is nowhere to hide from the sun.
  • . We could see it from our bedroom window in the Parador (we had one of the rooms in the historic section, part of the former Convent of Santa Clara), we could see it looming above the Plaza mayor, and we made our way up to it through the cobbled streets of the Historic Centre. But of course we had already seen it in Game of Thrones, as the setting for Casterly Rock, the Lannisters' western stronghold. Filming took place here in November 2016, and Lannister flags were seen flying from its turrets. Built on the granite outcrop known as the Cabeza del Zorro (Fox's Head) mainly between the 9th and the 13th centuries, during the Moorish occupation of this part of Spain, its oldest parts were built by the Moors with the most recent modernisations being carried out in the 15th century by the Kings of Castille. If you can drag your weary legs up here, it is well worth the 1€50 entrance fee for the stupendous views down across the plain. In summer, wear a hat and take water - it is bakingly hot up here under the fierce sun. .
  • Beautiful castle with great views. And also the walk from the main square down in the town until the top of the Castle is priceless.
  • Best view in Trujillo, it worths the visit.
  • Excellent views all Trujillo and its region. The cisterns are OK also. The Chapel is nothing otherworldly Moreover, is rather soulless. For its price, it is worth.
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