Castillo de Chipiona

Castillo de Chipiona | Source: Texts and Photo: Ayuntamiento de Chipiona.

The castillo de Chipiona (Chipiona Castle) is in a special little corner of the city.

Perched on a rock very near to the Cruz del Mar beach, it was built to protect the fish weirs that were at the waterfront.

It was built on top of another castle of Arabic origin at the end of the 13th century by Don Alonso Pérez de Guzmán, it has undergone significant changes throughout its existence, having many different uses: Residence, a defensive bulwark and even became a hostel.


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