Castle of Baños de la Encina (Jaén, Spain)

The castle of Baños de la Encina is located in the old town of its homonymous city. It was built in the Almohad period, in the 12th-13th century, with lime stabilised rammed earth, whose reddish aggregate gives it a characteristic colour. It consists of a wall in which 15 towers are embedded, including the Keep, built by the Christians and taller than the rest. It is square, but one of its outer f…