Medieval Castle in Marvão (Alentejo) - Portugal

As with other Castles from the 11-13th century, the architecture of Castle Marvão reflects innovations from the time, borrowed during the Crusades: the high donjon Torre de Menagem, reinforced by two towers; the central line with a battlement is reinforced by massive towers along the perimeter; the outer line of fortifications, consisting of a barbican and fortress walls.

Castle Marvao Alentejo Portugal
Castle Marvao Alentejo Portugal

The main reconstruction of the Castle was carried out after 1299. In the 17th century, a number of works were also carried out to improve the fortifications for the use of modern artillery at that time.

Castle of Marvao Alentejo Portugal
Castle Marvao Alentejo Portugal

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