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Claramunt Castle

Claramunt Castle

Claramunt castle stands on a hill, dominating the Òdena basin. Its history, marked by wars, is a series of destructions and reconstructions, but despite everything it has managed to conserve its structure and impressive appearance of a fortress. Founded in the second half of the 10th century, it was one of a dense network of castles that marked the border between the county of Barcelona and Al-Andalus.

Their purpose was to protect and organise the territory. The fortress conserves the classical structure of a 12th century castle, divided into two precincts: the residential part, with the hall and the keep, and the upper storey which housed the services required for the maintenance of the castle and today is a great walled courtyard.

Contact

Camí del Castell
08797 La Pobla de Claramunt, Anoia
Barcelona

Agència Catalana de Patrimoni Cultural
Àrea de Monuments i Jaciments

+34 93 554 76 83
monuments.acdpc@gencat.cat

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