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Secret Hidden Under Galician Soil: What Happened to the Castle de Rocha Forte?

Saturday, March 4, 2017 18:54
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Secret Hidden Under Galician Soil: What Happened to the Castle de Rocha Forte?

Imagine a castle that has been in ruins for centuries, with all its secrets covered by the ground. Now, you are allowed to explore the basement of this lost fortress and be one of the few people to see its secrets after it has been ignored for so long. The biggest castle in Galicia stood near the remarkable cathedral of Santiago de Compostela centuries ago. This impressive construction was destroyed in the 16th century, but its rediscovery brought many breathtaking artifacts and allowed researchers to unearth several of the site’s secrets.

The remarkable site consists of the ruins of a castle which is known in some resources, but it still has a story full of gaps. A number of fictional stories exist, but when archaeologists unearthed the foundation of the fortress, legends came alive as never before. The patient work by a team of researchers became a basis for the organization that now helps thousands of tourists understand the history of the castle and penetrate the remnants of this impressive building. – Reconstructing the story of humanity’s past


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