Burgo de Osma Castle
Castillo, El Burgo de Osma The main section takes
up the highest part of a steep hill.
The northern door is flanked by two rectangular turrets.
The whole structure was built with the materials available at the Roman town of Uxama.
The castle, built upon a high rock opposite the Roman settlement, held out against the Arabs and in 963 was taken, together with the village of San Esteban, by the general Galib.
After belonging to the bishop of Osma and Juan de Luna, who received it from the Catholic queen, it was owned by the Dukes of Uceda y Frías.