The Castillo de La Calahorra, or Calahorra Castle, built 1509-12 near the village of La Calahorra in the Sierra Nevada mountains, Andalusia, Southern Spain. Built on the site of a former Moorish fort, the castle was built in Italian Renaissance style, with 4 corner towers and a crenellated outer wall. It was awarded to Cardinal Mendoza by the Catholic monarchs. Picture by Manuel Cohen

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The Castillo de La Calahorra, or Calahorra Castle, built 1509-12 near the village of La Calahorra in the Sierra Nevada mountains, Andalusia, Southern Spain. Built on the site of a former Moorish fort, the castle was built in Italian Renaissance style, with 4 corner towers and a crenellated outer wall. It was awarded to Cardinal Mendoza by the Catholic monarchs. Picture by Manuel Cohen

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