A castell is a human tower. The tradition of building human towers started in the 19th century in Valls, near Tarragona and thenspread through Spain. The word “castell”, as you might have guessed, is the Catalan word for castle.
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What do you think? Would you take part in building a Castell? Would you send your kid up to the very top for the honour?
Castells are anot spread through Spain. They are only built in Catalonia, and in a small area of it at that.