Castles and fortresses of Spain and France with Mathew Kristes

The castle of Santa Croche was built by the Heredia de Albarracín to control the Roman aqueduct

The castle of Santa Croche is a medieval castle built in the place of Santa Croche, on the outskirts of the town of Albarracín, province of Teruel (Autonomous Community of Aragon, Spain).

It is the only manorial initiative existing in the southwest of Aragon due to the special circumstance of the dominion of Albarracín as an …

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Castles and fortresses of Spain and France with Mathew Kristes

The Castle of Torija first built by the Knights Templar in the 11th century

The Castle of Torija is a castle located in Torija, Guadalajara province, Castile-La Mancha, Spain. It was declared Bien de Interés Cultural in 1931. First built by the Knights Templar in the 11th century, today it serves as the headquarters of the Centro de Interpretación Turística de la Provincia de Guadalajara, the regional tourism authority.

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Castles and fortresses of Spain and France with Mathew Kristes

The castle of Villarejo de Salvanés and its cylindrical turrets

The castle of Villarejo de Salvanés is located in the homonymous municipality, in the southeastern area of the Community of Madrid (Spain). It is part of the Historic-Artistic Complex of this town, according to the declaration of 1974.

Although only the keep is preserved, it constitutes a unique architectural sample in Spain, by arranging the cubbyholes …

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