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Castillo-Palacio de los Ribera. Ángel Benítez
Spain

El Castillo Palacio de los Ribera está ubicado en pleno centro neurálgico del pueblo gaditano de Bornos. Fue construído sobre los restos del Castillo árabe de Fontanar, del cual queda parte de sus murallas y la Torre del Homenaje, siendo en la actualidad un palacio de estilo plateresco construído en el siglo XVI. Cuenta con un amplio patio rodeado de arcos, con una galería superior, gárbolas de decoración y una fuente central con el escudo de los Ribera. En sus galerías superiores hay información sobre el pueblo, su economía, agricultura, personajes ilustres y vistas al patio y a los jardines. También destacan el torreón de Gallardo y unos jardines ducales renacentistas y en uno de sus laterales hay una logia de estilo pompeyano (único en Andalucía) y en otro lado la alberca de la zona secreta del mismo. En el interior del Castillo-Palacio se ubica la oficina de turismo de Bornos, dónde puedes encontrar todo tipo de información del pueblo

Copyright: Angel Benitez
Type: Spherical
Resolution: 11808x5904
Taken: 28/01/2013
Uploaded: 29/01/2013
Updated: 14/10/2014
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Tags: castillo; palacio; angel; benitez; jardin; fuente; plantas; monumento; historia; bornos; cadiz; andalucia; españa; ribera
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