The castle served as a residence for kings and nobles. According to legend, the first book on the art of bull fighting that exists in Spain was written in the Torre del Homenaje. The castle of Torredonjimeno has carried out many functions since it was built by the Arabs 800 years ago to protect a small farmstead.
Location and Access
The remains of the castle are located in the heart of the town’s old quarter, behind the Town Hall. Torredonjimeno can be reached along the A-316 road that links Jaén and Cordoba.
- Latitude: 37.765791
- Longitude: -3.958842
Telephone: +34 953572202.Visiting Times
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