Alicante, Spain (2) – Castillo de Santa Barbara

The Castillo de Santa Barbara is located on Mount Benacantil beside the Mediterranean Sea.  The walk through the remains of this huge castle area was quite surreal.  Well maintained to keep that historic feel, we see things that existed back in the Bronze Age.  It was very thought provoking.

The slow climb up

Ruinas de la Ermita de Santa Barbara

Inside the main entrance, wall displays different coat of arms that presided

Palm Fig

There was a sign that says this was the oven in the kitchen

Ruinas de la Tahona – the grain mill

A wonderful outdoor resting place where we took a break with a cool drink

Macho del Castillo

Tunnel to the elevator that would take us to the Beach

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