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Torre Estrella Castle

Castles in Cadiz

Torre Estrella Castle – Medina Sidonia

The Torre Estrella Castle is located a few minutes from the Andalusian town of Medina Sidonia.

The castle is situated on a private estate and was built on a rocky promontory. The origing of the Torre Estrella Castle is unknown, it has been repeatledly attributed to Alfonso X, he founded a convent for use of the Military Order of Saint Mary of Spain, created in turn by the King himself in the second half of the twelfth century. The general opinion opts to accept that it is a fortress of Arab construction, Mudejar style, later reformed to the reconquest of the area by Christian armies to defend the Moorsh band.

Torre Estrella Castle - Medina Sidonia - Fortress


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