Castle of San Miguel, Almuñécar

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Castillo de San Miguel

Castillo de San Miguel is a castle located in Almuñécar, in the province of Granada, Spain. It is bounded by the remains of the original city walls. The castle sits on a small hill, which is difficult to access. The original fortifications date of 1st century B.C. During the Moorish occupation, the castle was enlarged to include 40 towers and three gates.[1] It has a wide moat and a drawbridge. Parts of the building are topped with battlements of pyramid shape. The keep, which was on the inside, is demolished. It was declared a Bien de Interés Cultural monument in 1993. There is a small museum within the castle grounds.

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  1. ^ "San Miguel Castle and Archaeological Museum". Almuñécar Today. Retrieved 6 January 2014.

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Coordinates: 36°43′51″N 3°41′33″W / 36.730833°N 3.6925°W / 36.730833; -3.6925