Castillo de Villamur


Castillo de Villamur.

From the village you can see this castle, at the top of a hill, in the part called “El Castillo”, at a height of 759 m.

This 13th-century castle was conquered in 1236 for the Christians by the last Almohad governor of Valencia, Abu Zaid. He later handed it over to the noble Ferrán Pérez. It was large, built in an irregular octagonal shape and completely enclosed by a wall. Although the entire complex is now very much in ruins, the following areas are still standing: some parts of the wall, a few towers, a well that originally had a domed roof, and the remnants of some piping.