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Frontier and Castles Museum

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Hope your fit

See my review on the Spanish version of this place. It's in English. Basically you to be... read more

Reviewed 27 July 2017
pandpherbert
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Mollina, Spain
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Nicely maintained

The open courtyard is closed off by a tower from the old rampart and offers good views of the... read more

Reviewed 21 May 2016
gatos11
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Cadiz, Spain
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27 Jul 2017
“Hope your fit”
26 Feb 2017
“Outstanding museum”
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Reviewed 27 July 2017 via mobile

See my review on the Spanish version of this place. It's in English. Basically you to be reasonably fit to get to the castle as it sits on top of the Rock, not in it. Pensioners be warned and have a bottle of water with...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank pandpherbert
Reviewed 27 February 2017

Olvera is a stunning Pueblo Blanco which has good intervisibility with other pueblos blancos all the way through to Ronda (approx 40 kms away). The castle museum gives you access to outstanding views over the town and the very hilly areas around. It is a...More

Date of experience: February 2017
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Reviewed 21 May 2016

The open courtyard is closed off by a tower from the old rampart and offers good views of the surrounding area. Inside the Museum activities are offered involving re-enactments of medieval scenes, characters and hidden objects for visitors to light up. Interesting place for children....More

Date of experience: May 2016
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Reviewed 21 February 2016

Arrived by car and after a very interesting car journey across town, Once parked we began the long climb back through town. For €2 each we went around the fort and the views were special, some staircases were a little tricky and scary, but the...More

Date of experience: February 2016
Thank Heather G
Reviewed 7 October 2015

An extensive display about the re-conquest and the Olvera castle in particular. Lots and lots of photos of the towns more recent history. The display is almost entirely in Spanish, but you easily get the gist of things!

Date of experience: September 2015
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