The Old Prison

Oropesa del Mar / Orpesa


The old prison is currently a dependent room of the Museum of Oropesa del Mar, and is a space with great heritage and historical value. It was built attached to the wall with which Oropesa was fortified in the 17th century with the aim of protecting itself from the continuous attacks that Oropesa suffered as it was located on a strategic mound between the Mediterranean Sea and the land communication route.

Inside, the visitor will be able to learn how Justice was imparted in the Middle Ages and in the Modern Age how were the penalties, crimes, judicial processes and prisons. In summary, the conditions in which the prisoners were found in the Oropesa prison.

Guided visits