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Castle of Villagarcía de la Torre

This stately castle in Badajoz province was devastated by war leaving only the keep.

Devastated by war


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Villagarcía de la Torre , Badajoz (Extremadura)
  • This stately castle in Badajoz province was devastated by war leaving only the keep.

    Located at one end of the village in Badajoz province with the same name, the castle of Villagarcíade la Torre stands out with its stately appearance. It was built in the 15th century and remained virtually intact until the Spanish War of Independence, although it was later destroyed during the Carlist Wars. Only the keep and a few other vestiges have survived, like some square towers and a fair part of the outer walls.

     

  • Origin:
  • 15th century
  • Construction:
  • Castle
  • Art period:
  • Gothic
  • Period in history:
  • Various periods

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