Castle of Las Aguzaderas
Castle of Las Aguzaderas – El Coronil
Brief historical overview
This Castle of Muslim origin, which makes use of the previous foundations.
This fortress owes its origin to the strategic geographic location where it is situated, the so called Moorish Strip, which was the frontier with the Kingdom of Granada, and its name, which according to tradition, the wild boards from the nearby forest sharpened their fangs on the rocky surface on which it is erected.
This fortress possesses an enclouser built to protect the water well which existed at the time, the most important spring water source (Source of the Aguzaderas) in all of the countryside, which justifies the location of the castle on flat terrain instead of elevated, so it could be easily defended.
Elements that make up what
This fortress has an enclosure which forms a quadrangle with four turrets, one in each corner and two semicircles in the middle of two of its walls apart from an imposing keep with two spacious rooms. We can see that some of its walls are over three meters thick.
Fortress that is part of the Route of the Castle, Witnesses of the Reconquest.
Castle of the Aguzaderas (El Coronil) on A-376, km 52.8 direction Montellano, 3 km. From The Coronil.
Castle Cote (Montellano) on the A-8127 leadership Coripe, km. 3.5.
Castle Arabic (Morón de la Frontera): From A-8127 binds the A-361, alter 19km. Find Moron de la Frontera, is located in the Herat of the fortress town.
Castle del Hierro (Pruna): From Morón direction Pruna, on the A-406 and linking the A-363, at 33 Kms. It stands the rocky hill.
Medieval Castle (Olvera): Pruna Olvera direction by the A-363 to 7.5 kms. Is the rising strength of this people gaditano on a rock in the middle of town.
Legends: The shadow of the warrior.
These stories are told and dramatic; it is said that in this castle the shadow of a warrior can be seen making the rounds along the parapet eternally awaiting the return of a lost love forever.