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castlesoftheworld:spain:moya [2015/08/17 15:24]
castlesoftheworld:spain:moya [2015/08/18 13:06] (current)
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 +====== Moya ====== ​
  
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 +==== Basic Info ====
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 +Name: Moya\\
 +Location: Cuenca \\
 +Country: Spain\\
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 +==== Content ====
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 +This castle occupies a strategic site at the borders of the kingdoms of Valencia, Castile, and Aragon It is built on the summit of a high ridge defended by cliffs that make it practically immune to assault.\\
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 +The  eastern side of the enclave, the most vulnerable to attack, is defended by a double wall, while the southern side is protected by the castle itself and a connecting wall that Islamic The castle is separated from the town by a ditch and a strong wall fortified with cylindrical towers Inside, al the foot of the principal lower, is a small court of arms\\
 +An extant manuscript lists the privileges ceded to the town by the kings of Castile from Alfonso VIII to Queen\\
 +Isabella The town, having passed to the House of Alba, toes involved in the disputes of the Carlist fighters who rack shelter in this remote pines.\\
 +The town of Moya !s practically abandoned today, and therefore both the town and the castle preserve their medieval ambience.\\
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 +~~DISCUSSION| Comments~~