Castillo de Niebla, Niebla, Huelva, Spain

The Castillo de Niebla (also known as Castle of Guzman) is a fortification Spanish located in the city Andalusian of Niebla , in theprovince of Huelva .

The building, located at one end of the Cuidadela andalusí built during the Taifa of Niebla , has quadrangular divided into two large courtyards surrounded by square towers. The main tower rises in the northeast corner and has a square topped by defensive battlements. The material used in the construction mixture ashlar rigging, the ashlar stone and mud.

Although the castle has remains Romans , Visigoths and Andalusians, the construction of the current building is after the Reconquista and the creation of the county of Niebla , with the II Duke of Medina Sidonia the builder of the present castle. The 1755 earthquake caused severe damage both the walls and the castle, but mainly in the tower. During the War of Independence , part of the walls and the castle they were destroyed by French troops.Visit Spain. Epic Spain Route © Monika Newbound

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