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Castillo de Riba-roja de Túria(Riba-roja de Túria)

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The Castle is the oldest and the most emblematic building in the old town of Riba-roja de Túria. It has been declared Monument of Significant Cultural Interest with the Monument category. The Castle is very large and is a complex and diverse buildings with walls built during many different eras.
The main castle was built during the Islamic era. After the Christian conquest, the building became the residence of the lords of the barony of Riba-roja. During the medieval period the building underwent a great transformation in order to adapt it to its new function as a stately palace. The City Council acquired the building in 1989 and renovation work began in 2004.
Today, the Castle functions as a cultural center where many events take place: exhibitions, concerts, talks, conferences, guided tours, weddings, etc. In addition, it houses two archaeological museums, the Visigoth Museum of Pla de Nadal (MUPLA) and the Museum of Ceramics of the Castle (MUCA) and contains the Contemporary Art Space the Castle.

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