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Mirador de la Pradera de San Marcos

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Address: Carretera de Arevalo,, 40003 Segovia, Spain
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Beautiful view

I found you are interested in the view , go for the tower whose entrance costs only 2.5 euros vs 11 for the entire visit. The palacio is interesting, but if you have seen a lot... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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Zurich, Switzerland

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Zurich, Switzerland
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I found you are interested in the view , go for the tower whose entrance costs only 2.5 euros vs 11 for the entire visit. The palacio is interesting, but if you have seen a lot of palacio interiors and are in a rush, just skip. It is interesting but quite small.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

So so beautiful, this castle is very Disney like. I was underwhelmed by the interior of the building until I went up to the tower. This is a additional to the Normal ticket which the attendant suggested I should get and I'm glad he did. The view was simply amazing. Make sure you go up! For 8€ it was really... More 

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New York City, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 March 2017

This is one of the major destinations of Segovia. Very interesting and beautiful. Many picture opportunities, for sure!

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San Ramon, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 November 2016 via mobile

This is a must see. The royal artillery college was housed here and this castle has a fine collection of armor from medieval times for history buffs. Great views can be had for those who are willing to climb the 150 steps to the towers!

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White Rock, Canada
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145 reviews
32 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 99 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 September 2016

We were unprepared for how beautiful and almost fairy-tale like this amazing palace/fortress would be - both the exterior and interior rival Neuschwanstein! As well, the Palace is full of wonderful exhibits, featuring period armour and weaponry, and boasts a marvelous view of the surrounding countryside and villages that (aside from visible roads with cars) appears virtually unchanged from Medieval... More 

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Lake Havasu City, Arizona
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 September 2016 via mobile

This is a must see if you're in the town. Outside is very good you can see the remains of the moat surrounding part of the castle. The inside of the castle is well done and very informative.

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Boston, Massachusetts
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137 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 September 2016

Great introductory view of Segovia, at a place that is tough to get to by walking. Great place for family photo.

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Northwich, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 August 2016

Damaged by a 19th centurry fire but faithfully restored to its medieval splendour. The audio guide is excellent, a piece of Segovia which represents the height of its importance.

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Quito, Ecuador
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25 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 July 2016

Spectacular view. leaves you breathless , it's beautiful and romantic. A place you must visit and relax

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Cape Kidnappers, New Zealand
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29 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 July 2016

Not a lot to say, it's simply wonderful. Don't miss it when you are in Segovia. Everything is walking distance, so no excuses!

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