Monday, September 5, 2011

Castillo de Coca (Castle of Coca)

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Often dubbed as one of the most beautiful and spectacular castles in Spain, Castillo de Coca or Castle of Coca is located in a Spanish historical province of Segovia. This is one of the finest examples of a Moorish architecture which dominated the landscape of the medieval Spain. This magnificent ancient royal fortress existed around 1400s and primarily built through the effort of the Archbishop of Seville.

Castillo de Coca contains colours of bricks, its towers have merlons and its walls have torres de homenaje. The castle has beautifully-manicured lawn and its surroundings reflect grandeur and style, no doubt visitors around the world are fascinated with this wonderful castle. This is one of the best tourist attractions in the town of Segovia. Previously owned by the Dukes of Alba, now this castle is owned by the government and open to the public for visit.