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Monteagudo Castle

  • Exterior of Monteagudo castle. Murcia © Turespaña

    Exterior of Monteagudo castle. Murcia © Turespaña

  

Category

Castle

Date

11th century

Calle Abderramán II, s/n
30160 Murcia
Murcia
Murcia

The castle sits on top of a hill and is in excellent condition. The archaeological remains that have been found date from the Moorish period. After the city of Murcia was founded in 825, the castle was used as a fortification and probably also a prison. Farmers stored grain there and it had large wells for the garrison. The walls are made of solid rammed earth and mortar, and the floor adapts to the terrain and is divided into two terraces at different heights. On the southern flank we can see several wells, granaries and other rooms. When the castle was taken over by the Christians, it kept its strategic nature and was included as part of the Crown of Castile. After the Kingdom of Murcia was established, it became a border castle between the kingdoms of Aragon and Castile, until the 15th century.

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Timetables

 

There are guided tours available periodically. For more information contact the Monteagudo Visitor Centre (San Cayetano) by calling +34 968851910, or visit the website www.monteagudo.info

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Ciclo Beethoven Actual del Centro Nacional de Difusión Musical

Jan 15, 2020

Concert / recital

Auditorio y Centro de Congresos Víctor Villegas. Sala Miguel Ángel Clares - Murcia
Beethoven Updated (Murcia): Javier Negrín (piano)

Ciclo Beethoven Actual del Centro Nacional de Difusión Musical

Feb 18, 2020

Concert / recital

Auditorio y Centro de Congresos Víctor Villegas. Sala Miguel Ángel Clares - Murcia
Beethoven Updated (Murcia): Eduardo Fernández (piano)

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Mar 10, 2020

Concert / recital

Auditorio y Centro de Congresos Víctor Villegas. Sala Miguel Ángel Clares - Murcia
Beethoven Updated (Murcia): Alba Ventura (piano)

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Apr 5, 2020 to Apr 12, 2020

Festivity of International Tourist Interest

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