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Castles in Granada

La Rabita Castle

Castles in Granada

La Rabita Castle

La Rabita Castle is located near the La Rabita Watchtower, in the Andalusian municipality of Albuñol (La Rábita), Granada.

La Rabita Castle underwent several remodelings throughout its history. In its origins it was a ribat and defensive tower of Nasrid period that later was turned into Christian castle with the conquest of the Catholic Kings, adpting an intermediate enclosure next to the tower, in century XVI; in the XVIII century it was expanded, adding a hornabeque, an element of military architecture of the eighteenth century, at the same time taht the courtyard was rebuilt.


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