The Castles of Castile and León

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The Castles of Castile and León

  1. 1. Castles of Castile and León Pau Ramon Pulido and Lluís Domingo Ribellas
  2. 2. Castle of Almenar <ul><li>Country: Spain </li></ul><ul><li>Autonomous community: Castile and León </li></ul><ul><li>Province: Soria </li></ul><ul><li>Municipality: Almenar de Soria </li></ul>
  3. 3. C astle of la Mota <ul><li>Date building: </li></ul><ul><li>500 A.C to 1500 A.C </li></ul><ul><li>Who lived here? Isabella of Castile and her cousin of dubious paternity, the princess Juana la Beltraneja. </li></ul>
  4. 4. Castle of F uensaldaña <ul><li>Country: Spain. Autonomous community: Castile and León Province: Valladolid Municipality: Fuensaldaña </li></ul>
  5. 5. A lcázar of Segovia <ul><li>The Alcázar of Segovia (literally, Segovia Castle) is a stone fortification, located in the old city of Segovia, Spain. Rising out on a rocky crag above the confluence of the rivers Eresma and Clamores near the Guadarrama mountains, it is one of the most distinctive castle-palaces in Spain by virtue of its shape - like the bow of a ship. The Alcázar was originally built as a fortress but has served as a royal palace, a state prison, a Royal Artillery College and a military academy since then. </li></ul>
  6. 6. C astle of Coca <ul><li>Coca is a municipality in the province of Segovia, central Spain, part of the autonomous community of Castile-Leon. It is located 50 kilometres from the provincial capital city of Segovia. Coca is known for its 15th Century Mudéjar castle. </li></ul><ul><li>Existing since Roman times, its name was Cauca. </li></ul>
  7. 7. C uéllar Castle <ul><li>Cuéllar Castle or Dukes of Alburquerque's Castle is the most emblematic monument in the town of Cuéllar, located in the province of Segovia, autonomous community of Castile and León, in Spain. It was declared Bien de Interés Cultural (Property of Cultural Interest) in June 3, 1931. </li></ul>
  8. 8. C astle of Ponferrada <ul><li>The city is noted for the Castillo de los Templarios, a Templar castle which covers approximately 16,000 square meters. In 1178, Fernando II of León donated the city to the Templar order for protecting the pilgrims on the Way of St. James who passed through El Bierzo in their road to Santiago de Compostela. </li></ul>

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