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Address: Canena Centro, Jaen, Spain
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Fascinating historical detail

This castle dates back to the 11th century and was subsequently converted from fortress to palace in 1538, by Francisco de los Cobos, Secretary of State to Charles I of Spain, who... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 23, 2014
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2014

This castle dates back to the 11th century and was subsequently converted from fortress to palace in 1538, by Francisco de los Cobos, Secretary of State to Charles I of Spain, who stayed in the castle. Today, it's the headquarters of one of the finest olive oil companies in the world of the same name. I found the whole place... More 

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