Emblematic of Portuguese medieval military architecture, the Castle of Santa Maria da Feira in Portugal is one of the monuments that best reflects the diversity of defenses used during the Middle Ages.
The name "Óbidos" probably derives from the Latin term oppidum, meaning "citadel", or "fortified city". The municipality had its origin in an early Roman settlement near the foothills of an elevated escarpment.
Segovia Castle, located in an ancient town of Segovia in central Spain, started off as an Arab fort in the century. Its unique shape of the bow of a ship makes the fortress one of the most distinctive castles in the country. In the Middle Ages Alcaza