Texas Hollywood/Fort Bravo is a Western-styled theme park in the province of Almería in Spain. Built in the early 1970s, it lies a few kilometers to the north of the N-340 road highway (468 km mark), near the town of Tabernas. Around 1977, Rafa Molina, a stuntman, bought the set for US$6,000 to improve his job opportunities if the set was to be used for filming. In the early 1980s, he started charging visitors money to tour the set. Mock shoot-outs and barroom brawls were later added, and one of the buildings was converted into a full saloon to sell beer. It is now known as Fort Bravo.
The architecture buildings in Texas Hollywood are of two different styles built back to back split between two different areas. The Western set features a blacksmith, jail, hotel, gallows and clapboard buildings from the American Old West era. The Spanish set consists of a town square, a church, and houses found in a typical Mexican pueblo. Texas Hollywood remains an active film set.
The television series Queen of Swords was filmed May 3, 2000 to December 12, 2000, principally in the Spanish buildings and the surrounding Tabernas Desert. The Western buildings were also used for the series with the Western jail serving as the Spanish jail and one of the large Western buildings was converted into a sound stage containing the living quarters of both Senorita Alvarado and Col. Montoya.
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- Spanish link for Fort Bravo/Texas Hollywood  Retrieved 12 september 2012
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