Castillo de Luna

Castillo de Luna | Source: Texts and Photo: Ayuntamiento de Rota.

The Castillo de Luna (Moon Castle) was built in the 13th century on a Muslim fortified convent or ribat. It is rectangular shaped and features five Battlement towers and has been home to the Ponce de León family.

This fortress is a symbol for the people from Rota, it has had throughout its history different uses, so as working as a hospital, a school and currently it is used as Rota´s Town hall and Tourism Office.


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