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Address: Calle Punta de la Lagarta, Arrecife, Lanzarote, Spain
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Great views over the city

This is well worth the walk. Views across the harbour are great and the inside of the castle contains interesting displays. The views from the ramparts are great. As you go in... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 5 days ago
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Bulkington, United Kingdom
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Bulkington, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This is well worth the walk. Views across the harbour are great and the inside of the castle contains interesting displays. The views from the ramparts are great. As you go in, you are warned that none of the information is in English but you can get the gist, especially if you carry a dictionary! It didn't detract from our... More 

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Cottingham, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
3 attraction reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Disappointing in that the many information boards are in Spanish, French and Italian. They do tell you this before you pay the very reasonable €3 each but it seems odd. They were noting the nationality of those going in and there were more British people than any other nationality. Ok so we should learn another language but there will be... More 

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Derby, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We didn't go in, but the walk along the curving path down to the castillo was lovely and the views from the castillo itself was well worth the trip - stunning to look back at the town from this vantage point at the bottom of Calle Leon Y Castillo - the main drag in Arrecife

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Dorset, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We love discovering a little bit of history when on holiday and this was a nice addition to our trip. We didn't go in, but we enjoyed viewing the structure and my little boy loved the cannons.

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Stourbridge, United Kingdom
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36 reviews
7 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The castle is situated at the end of the city's main street and off the promenade. The castle was not open when I visited but is definitely worth a walk whether open or not.

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Turku, Finland
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3 reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Small but interesting place. Nothing exceptional but it is always good to try to understand local history and culture when visiting somewhere. This castle gives a glimpse to past time.

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Warrington, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great little castle to look around but not appropriate for British as all information is in Spanish, French and Italian only.... so although only €3 entrance fee, it wasn't helpful to not be able to understand any of the highlights

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Letchworth Garden City
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This little museum inside the fort of San Gabriel (nice and cool) has very informative display boards and well presented artifacts. We did not have to pay the 3 Euros per person as we are over 65 but we did have to prove this by showing our passports, nice to be thought younger! We were then told that all the... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went in to see the Castillo from inside, didnt new that there was a museum inside. Museum is not big and all information is in spanish but still you can grab a bit of information.

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Bromsgrove, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We walked out to this fortress which turned out to be closed. However it was a pleasant walk which we'd recommend if you find yourself in the area at a loose end.

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