Castillo Douglas, Aguascalientes

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Castle · Hidden Gem · Tourist Spot
Castillo Ortega-Douglas (English: Ortega-Douglas Castle), also known as Castillo Douglas, is a castle-like house in central Aguascalientes, Aguascalientes, Mexico. Designed by Federico Mariscal and supervised by J. Refugio Reyes Rivas, it was built for Edmundo Ortega Douglas, whose maternal grandfather, John Douglas (1849–1918), had emigrated to Mexico from Scotland. The house is notable for having the features of a medieval castle, including a moat, a drawbridge, battlements, turrets, and a stained glass window.

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  • I walked a block or two over to this castle because I was in the area. I had read it was closed, but was hoping to get a good picture of the building. The trees and the high wall and gate obscure the....  more »
  • Took a trip here as was off to see the Templo San MArcos and this is a few minutes way away... Only to find that it is closed due to renovations! What a shame - (April 17th 2019) Managed to take a...  more »
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  • Private property with high walls - not for visitors

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