It was built by the Muslims and is currently in a state of ruin. It is a free visit. It was declared an Asset of Cultural Interest with the category of Monument. Under the protection of the generic Declaration of the Decree of April 22, 1949, and Law 16/1985 on the Spanish Historical Heritage. In 1993 the Junta de Andalucía granted special recognition to the castles of the Autonomous Community of Andalusia.