This beautiful and rural locality of the province of Badajoz, he places on a hillside of the Old Saw, dominated by the spectacular fortress that the House of Fair raised on a primitive Moslem defense.
As the history counts, this one was monitoring of the limits between the gang of Badajoz and his neighbor of Seville. The current castle got up on the previous construction about the year 1513.
Of the fortress there stands out his impressive tower of the Honoring of quadrangular section and curious rounded edges. This adorned one with magnificent windows with Gothic cut, and of a singular door of entry very elaborated possibly of posterior to that of the proper building. In the high thing, finishing off his perimeter top formed of canecillos like singular battlements, a nice matacán protects her. The exterior enclosure, nowadays free of buildings, is divided in two parts occupied by paths squares or courts.
The exterior enclosure is of irregular form and is leaned in numerous semicircular buckets. In the skirt of the mountain, the hamlet spreads in sloping and tortuous streets of whitened and luminous houses, which preserve fullly his constructions of traditional type. The San Bartolo's parochial church she presides at the center of the population, possessing a baroque tower and two beautiful doors worked in granite that are opened on both sides of the central ship. After her the Town hall, and close to this building, the remains of a magnificent square with porches and Mudejar series of arches.
The vision from the top of the tower is simply spectacular, especially in the moments in which the Sun appears in horizons and when his beams cross the hills of the saw minutes before hiding himself in the west. Numerous villages of the regions of Earth of muds and sugar cane Zafra - Bodión they can be guessed distributed between the plains eastwards and the penillanuras to the South. To the feet of the observer, the population is spread forming a luminous star with the target of his(its,her) fronts and the reddish roofs made with the prestigious "muds" of the region. Between(among) his(its,her) corners and monuments, the Small square of the Santa Cruz stands out for his beauty and plasticity.
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