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In the Photos of the readers of La Vanguardia we can contemplate this perspective of the Almansa castle, with the flashing effect of the red light, which gives a reddish note to the sky around the tower.

The arbol is the color that is seen in the clouds illuminated by the sun’s rays, especially at dawn and in the evening.

We are facing one of the best preserved castles in the province of Albacete, which also offers an impressive view of the city from Cerro del Ɓguila, where it sits. Inside there are the remains of Gothic stonework.

The original construction could have corresponded to the Almohads, who used to use the rammed earth technique for their defensive buildings. However, the preserved remains were built during the first decades of Christian rule, at the end of the 13th century or the beginning of the 14th century.

The origins of Almansa Castle date back, therefore, to the end of the 11th century, although its profile must have been very different from the current one. It was more of a watchtower or a fortified enclosure similar to a small citadel.

Around the first half of the 13th century, from 1242 to 1244, the infante Don Alfonso, future Alfonso of Castile.