Castle of Alcalatén
Location in Spain
|Coordinates: 40°4′N 0°12′W / 40.067°N 0.200°W|
|• Mayor||Manuel J. Peris Salvador|
|• Total||94.90 km2 (36.64 sq mi)|
|Elevation||279 m (915 ft)|
|• Density||110/km2 (290/sq mi)|
Traces of human presence in the area date from the Bronze Age. Also present are remains from the Iberian, Roman and Moorish ages, the latter including the castle, which gives the name to L'Alcora's comarca. The fortress was reconquered by the Christians in 1233, after which the current town started to expand at the expenses of the fortress's previous borough.
- Castle of Alcalatén (10th-13th centuries), a Moorish fortress later modified after the Christian conquest. It has an irregular triangular plan, with two large towers.
- Hermitage of St. Vincent (1598)
- Hermitage of St. Christopher (17th century)
- Iberian settlement of Montmirá
- Fortified hermitage of El Salvador
- Museum of Ceramics (Royal Factory of Alcora faience)
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