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Manzanares el Real Castle

  • Manzanares el Real castle. Madrid © Turespaña

    Manzanares el Real castle. Madrid © Turespaña

  

Category

Castle

Date

Siglo XV

Style

Renaissance
Embalse del Manzanares, s/n.
28410 Manzanares El Real, Manzanares el Real
Madrid
Madrid

Telephone+34 918530008 - +34 918528685

Fax+34 918527582

E-mailcastillomanzanareselreal@madrid.org

Websitehttp://https://manzanareselreal.org/la-historia/castillo-de-los-mendoza/

The fortress was founded by the first Marquis of Santillana, Íñigo López de Mendoza. It is built on the site of an old Romanesque-Mudejar shrine, remains of which can still be seen inside. The building has a square floor plan. It has circular towers at the corners and a polygonal keep. The castle comprises a courtyard, basement and six storeys. On the first floor there is a Gothic gallery, considered to be one of the most beautiful in existence. It is surrounded by a barbican whose arrow slits are decorated with sculpted Crosses of the Holy Sepulchre of Jerusalem. This castle belongs to the Autonomous Region of Madrid and is the venue of congresses and conventions.

Practical information

Timetables

 

Tuesday to Friday

Does not close at midday

10:00 AM to 5:30 PM

Public holidays, Saturday and Sunday

Does not close at midday

10:00 AM to 6:00 PM

Closing days: Monday

Rates

 

General: €5

Reduced: €3

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