Guided tour

Baños de la Encina: Bury al-Hamma Castle Guided Tour

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Activity provider: Bdelaencina Turismo

Baños de la Encina: Bury al-Hamma Castle Guided Tour

Activity provider: Bdelaencina Turismo

From US$ 4.74 per person

Explore the impressive castle of Bury al-Hamma which dominates the rural landscape in the town of Baños de la Encina. Learn about the history of this fascinating place on a guided tour.

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Duration 45 minutes
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  • Feel the history of Bury al Hamma Castle come to life during a guided tour
  • Visit one of the most well-preserved Muslim castles in the entirety of Spain
  • Learn more about the structure of the castle and its many different occupants
  • Hear interesting facts and stories from your guide to help you gain insights
  • Find out more about the region and the role the the castle has played in it
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Discover the impressive Bury al Hamma Castle which is also known as Burgalimar Castle. Hear about the castle and its different features from your guide as you explore the history of this structure that dates all the way back to the 10th century.

Immerse yourself in the fascinating history of the Bury al Hamma Castle, which was completed under the rule of the Umayyad Caliphate of Córdoba. During the tour, find out about the history of the region and the impact the castle had upon it.

Check out the fourteen towers of the castle, which are remarkably intact for their age. It's the most well-preserved fortified complex from the Almohad era and is one of the most well-preserved Muslim castles in all of Spain.

  • Entrance tickets
  • Guided tour
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off

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  • Passport or ID card

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  • This tour takes place rain or shine
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Maravillas escondidas…

September 28, 2022



September 7, 2022


Castillo impresionante, por su tamaño, sus vistas y su excelente estado de conservación, ademas es el más antiguo de España, siglo X. Como explica muy bien la guía, se trata de una fortaleza militar por lo que esperar ver estancias.

August 25, 2022


Product ID: 348236