San Marcos Castle, El Puerto de Santa Maria

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Castle of San Marcos is a medieval castle located in El Puerto de Santa María, Cádiz, Spain. The castle was erected as a fortified church by King Alfonso X of Castile. It was built on the site of a mosque of which the wall of the qibla survives.Close to the castle there is a replica of the map of Juan de la Cosa and a little fountain.ConservationThe castle was declared a national monument on 30 August 1920 and is currently listed in the Spanish heritage register as a Bien de Interés Cultural.
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  • The website and the Tourist Information will tell you it is open from 10 until 3. It isn’t. They do 3 tours per day, 10 and 1 in Spanish and one in English at 11:30. Not every day though so it’s...  more »
  • I took a friend to the tour since it was a first time experience for him. The guide was good and informative and of course, the various aspects of the castle's history were fascinating given its...  more »
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  • Beautiful relic! We liked to visit the coffee/brunch restaurant located on the side of the castle - definitely check it out. But the castle itself is a beauty to behold! Would have liked to go in , but was unable to at the time we were there
  • Very interesting tour! So much history in this place. The Sherry tasting in the end is a very nice experience. Totally recommend it!

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