Turismo Prerrománico > CASTILLO DE PETREL (R)


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Historic environment

Castle of eminently defensive and strategic function, it was constructed by the Muslims at the end of the 12th century or beginning of the XIIIth. Conquered by the Castilians in 1244, in 1305 it happened to depend on the Kingdom of Valencia. The exterior wall formed by two linens of masonry, with central tower and buckets in the ends, has form polygonal, crenellated and with an parapet that crosses all his interior, in which there exists a great square tower of two floors. From the 18th century it had deteriorated seriously, but it has been restored between 1974 and 1982.

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