Plaza of Alfonso X, El Puerto de Santa María, Cádiz

Plaza de Alfonso X, s/n. de la localidad de El Puerto de Santa María, provincia de Cádiz. Bajo la plaza se encuentra una necrópolis musulmana. En esta plaza se encuentra el castillo de San Marcos,este edificio fue construido alrededor del siglo X sobre una mezquita musulmana que fue transformada en templo cristiano en el siglo XIII. Volvió a ser transformada en varias ocasiones en siglos posteriores, hasta una última restauración que se llevó a cabo en 1943. La transformación en santuario cristiano, realizado a mediados del siglo XIII se vincula a la conquista castellana de la zona por Alfonso X entre los años 1257 y 1260.

Copyright: Javier De Lucas
Type: Spherical
Resolution: 8202x4101
Taken: 15/12/2010
Uploaded: 09/02/2011
Updated: 08/03/2015


Tags: castillo; castillo de san marcos; san marcos; marcos; plaza castillo de san marcos; alfonso x; el puerto de santa maría
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