Castillo de Almodovar del Rio


castillo de almodovar del rio

Castillo de Almodovar del Rio (Spanish for 'the round castle') is situated 15 miles (24 km) from Cordoba, on the left bank of the Guadalquivir river. Previously a Roman fort, the castle is of Muslim origin, built by the Berbers in the year 760.
During the Middle Ages, it underwent several renovations and reconstructions. Between 1901 and 1936, it was restored by the owner Raphael Desmaissiers, 12th Count of Torravala, under the technical direction of the architect Adolfo Fernandez Casanova.

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Almodovar del Rio, Province of Cordoba, Spain
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8th century

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