Manzanares El Real, Spain. November 7, 2005. Scenic view of the famous Castle of los Mendoza - palace-fortress erected in the 15th century in Manzanares El Real. It is one of the best preserved castles of the Community of Madrid. In the image also are plants, pedestrian ways, a staircase and a beautiful blue sky day. This photo was taken by a Lumix camera equipped with a Leica lens.