*SPAIN ~Very fortunate for this castle is that its ruins were acquired to the State, in 1971, for 30,000 pesetas, by a singular man: Antonio Sanz Polo. Since then he embarked on a crazy adventure, acquiring blocks and materials here and there, at the cost of great personal and economic effort. Thanks to this determination, is Logroo rebuild part of the wall and two towers: the Keep and Poniente. The latter, hanging plumb on the rock resembles the prow of a ship and is one of the most…
CASTLES OF SPAIN - The Castle of Zafra, Guadalajara. Built in the late 12th or early 13th centuries on a sandstone outcrop in the Sierra de Caldereros, it stands on the site of a former Visigothic and Moorish fortification that fell into Christian hands in 1129. It had considerable strategic importance as a virtually impregnable defensive work on the border between Christian and Muslim-ruled territory.
Zafra: qué ver y qué hacer en una escapada a este municipio extremeño
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