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Olite castle (Castillo-Palacio Real de Olite)

N 4228.907', W 138.964'
2019-10-03
https://www.turismo.navarra.es/esp/organice-viaje/recurso/Patrimonio/3153/Palacio-Real-de-Olite.htm
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The residence of the Navarre King Charles the Noble in the city of Olite. Built in the 15th century in the Gothic style and rebuilt in the 20th century.

Olite castle (Castillo-Palacio Real de Olite)
Olite castle (Castillo-Palacio Real de Olite) Yuriy Buriak

Before the capture by the Spaniards in 1512, Navarra was a separate kingdom.

Kingdom of Navarra on the map
Kingdom of Navarra on the map wikimedia.org

After the capture, the castle was abandoned and in 1813 was burned by partisans during the war with Napoleon.

Olite castle (Castillo-Palacio Real de Olite)
Olite castle (Castillo-Palacio Real de Olite) Yuriy Buriak

Originally built without a plan, this can be seen even now, like it is created by a child from Lego.

Olite castle (Castillo-Palacio Real de Olite)
Olite castle (Castillo-Palacio Real de Olite) Yuriy Buriak

In the 20th century, the administration of Navarra province decided to completely reconstruct the castle and this was done starting from 1937.

Olite castle (Castillo-Palacio Real de Olite)
Olite castle (Castillo-Palacio Real de Olite) Yuriy Buriak

In addition to the unusual architecture, the castle is notable for its green courtyards.

Olite castle (Castillo-Palacio Real de Olite)
Olite castle (Castillo-Palacio Real de Olite) Yuriy Buriak


Olite castle (Castillo-Palacio Real de Olite)
Olite castle (Castillo-Palacio Real de Olite) Yuriy Buriak

And for a large number of towers, which can be climbed. Each offer different view of the castle and the town of Olite.

Olite castle (Castillo-Palacio Real de Olite)
Olite castle (Castillo-Palacio Real de Olite) Yuriy Buriak

Outside, the castle seems small, but when you start wandering inside, you are surprised by it's size.

Olite castle (Castillo-Palacio Real de Olite)
Olite castle (Castillo-Palacio Real de Olite) Yuriy Buriak


Olite castle (Castillo-Palacio Real de Olite)
Olite castle (Castillo-Palacio Real de Olite) Yuriy Buriak


Olite castle (Castillo-Palacio Real de Olite)
Olite castle (Castillo-Palacio Real de Olite) Yuriy Buriak


Olite castle (Castillo-Palacio Real de Olite)
Olite castle (Castillo-Palacio Real de Olite) Yuriy Buriak

Getting there: parking in front of the castle N 42 28.878 W 1 38.872. Also reachable by bus to the bus stop Olite (https://www.alsa.es/).
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