The Castle of Carcelén dates from the 14th century

The Castle of Carcelén, in the municipality of the same name, which is currently the location of the municipal library (and exhibition hall) of this town in Albacete province, Castilla-La Mancha, is an old castle declared Asset of Cultural Interest.

Of the remains of the castle, the tower of the tribute stands out, which preserves the original access door, as well as the top of the battlements, which is located in what was formerly the castle’s courtyard and which is currently the main square of the town.

The castle dates from the 14th century and was renovated in the 15th century. It was also restored in the 90s of the 20th century. The keep is almost square in plan and has three round towers in free angles, while one of the angles is attached to a two-story building that it is the one that basically acts as residence. Of its military character, only the access door and the battlements of the auction remain today, the rest of the building having a residential character.

How to get to?

From Albacete 48 min (53.3 km) via CM-332

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