Xativa castle - Spain

Xativa castle - Spain
Xativa castle - Spain
Xàtiva Castle is a well preserved medieval castle located in the popular tourist town of Xàtiva, Spain. It stands proudly atop Mount Benicadell and overlooks the town and its surroundings. It has been dated back to the 11th century, though some parts may have been built even earlier. Xàtiva Castle is a stunning sight to behold, surrounded by greenery and bustling with activity. It is considered one of the best-preserved castles in Europe. Visitors can explore the fortress walls and turrets and be amazed by their imposing grandeur. Within the castle grounds are the Palace of the Infants, which was the royal residence until the late 17th Century, and the church of the Knights Templar. The castle is open to the public year-round and offers a unique viewpoint to take in the surrounding beauty.