Tower of Alora´s Castle

Torre del homenaje del Castillo de Álora en Málaga. 

El Castillo de Álora es una fortaleza árabe de origen fenicio, situada en el Cerro de las Torres de la localidad malagueña de Álora.

De origen fenicio, los romanos fortificaron las ruinas con las que se encontraron. Posteriormente fue arrasado por los vándalos durante una incursión. Serían los árabes quienes lo restaurarían, convirtiéndolo en residencia y alcazaba.

El Adelantado de Andalucía, Diego Gómez de Ribera, llegó aquí en 1434 al frente de sus tropas, que se rindieron ante la ciudad cuando el adelantado cayó muerto delante de las murallas.

Estas escenas darían lugar al conocido romance fronterizo que ha llevado el nombre de esta ciudad por todo el mundo y que podemos ver escrito en la entrada del castillo.

ver http://es.wikipedia.org/wiki/Castillo_de_%C3%81lora

Copyright: Fran Santiago
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Taken: 07/03/2014
Uploaded: 21/03/2014
Updated: 04/04/2014


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