1711 - The Siege

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The fortress

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The bastion of the King. Emphasizes the resistance of the defenders of the castle when stalkers open a gap in the bastion.

The bastion of Sant Jaume. The most damaged in the bombing of the siege. Currently known bastion of Sant Llorenç contains a cross cannonballs commemorating the victory in the siege of 1711.

The ducal building. Place where the whole defense operation was coordinated, especially among the count of Eck, the governor Desvalls, the civil governor Pere Alba ant the Colonel Pere Montaner (for his knowledge of the terrain).

El bonete. Most advanced fortification in Cardona castle, where Battée entered the relief in the castle on 22 December 1711.

Canonical church of St. Vincent de Cardona. It's roof was damaged during the siege. Their clerics fled after knowing the Bourbon way.