Castle of Ampudia in Palencia, Spain

Castle of Ampudia in Palencia, Spain

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Ampudia, situated in the area known as Tierra de Campos, 22 kilometres from the city of Palencia, is a beautiful example of typical Castilian architecture and urban layout. The most imposing attraction is castle located on one end of the town, close to the remains of the walls. It is a medieval fifteenth century fortress. Being the property of the Eugenio Fontaneda Foundation, it hosts a large collection of objects pertaining to, among other things, antique weapons and toys. Today Ampudia Castle is a private property, but its grounded departments can be visited on a guided tour.

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