Defensive Architecture

Castles


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ATALAYA CASTLE

18th century fortification, built under the rules of Charles III, it was designed by the military engineer Pedro Martín Zermeño in 1.766, finishing its construction in 1.777...

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GALERAS CASTLE

This 18th century fortification is located on Galeras mountain, on the West Side of the Port, on height of 219 meters from where the city, the Arsenal, the port and Algameca are dominated.

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CONCEPCIÓN CASTLE

This fortification is located at a height of 69m, on Concepcion Hill in the urban centre of the port city.

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MOROS CASTLE

It is a singular type of bastioned fortification (a crowned work) composed of a central bulwark and two half extreme bastions.

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SAN JULIAN CASTLE

Fortification dated from 18h -19th centuries.. This castle is located on the summit of Mount San Julián, at a height of 293 meters. It offers a panoramic view of Escombreras Bay, the Port...

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