Sohail Castle

Sohail Castle sits at the heart if the river mouth at Fuengirola in Spain, I have passed it many times on the bus, and finally decided to stop and have a look at it.

This castle was first built before the 12th century, and had a colourful history. In 1485 it was conquered by Christians against the Moorish. Napoleon tried to destroy the castle during the War of Independence.  After that the Castle was abandoned and eventually sold a public auction. In the 1990’s the Castle started to go through restoration work.

You are allowed up onto the Towers, by climbing the steepest stairs, I have ever seen in my life. I think Health and Safety will stop this at some point in the future.

If you are in the area, it is worth visiting.

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