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Conception Castle

Parque Torres Monte de la Concepcion, Cartagena, Spain
+34 968 50 00 93
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This museum gives a wonderful view of the port and explains the history of Cartagena founded in 229 BC by Hanibal as New Carthage
  • Excellent21%
  • Very good46%
  • Average28%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
Parque Torres Monte de la Concepcion, Cartagena, Spain
+34 968 50 00 93
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Reviewed yesterday

Stunning church with lots of information about the war. A video plays on a loop inside explaining the history of the castle and there are little projected dramas in the walls. The real prize at the end is the spectacular panoramic views of Cartegena from...More

Thank Tyler S
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Worth a look round if your near but don't go especially just for this. We got a ticket for 12 euro that got you in to 4 x attractions. roman theatre , this castle , tower lift and roman forum/ bath . Castle was a...More

Thank Josef G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The castle is accessed via a open lift from a nearby road. The views around start as the lift rises. There is a short walk up to the castle and the views from the top are spectacular. The information mainly in the form of videos...More

1  Thank Nigel S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Fun to walk around the castle and see the peacocks. Wouldn't bother Hong inside tho. Why don't these places get some food outlets? Seems like a no brainer to me.

1  Thank HongKongFatso
Reviewed 4 July 2017

The Castile is not that big, but is only 3€50. It provides a fascinating insight into the long pre-Roman history of this great city through video in Spanish with English sub-titles. The location provides a spectacular 360 degree view down on on the port and...More

Thank David K
Reviewed 3 July 2017

After using the Ascensor Panoramica ( lift ), which you can find via TripAdvisor, I walked up the remaining 100 metres to the Castle Tower where there was a small entrance fee. I should have bought a combined ticket which would have meant a discount....More

Thank stephen c
Reviewed 28 June 2017

A lovely place to visit to learn about the history of the city and the region. Stunning views over the city and plenty of good photographic opportunities.

Thank Mike S
Reviewed 1 June 2017 via mobile

It's quite a hike up to this castle, but it is a combination of inclining roads and steps. We'd heard that there is an elevator but though we saw it, we couldn't find it's entrance. It was worth the effort and time to reach this...More

Thank Brewer4
Reviewed 27 May 2017

We discovered the castle by accident whilst wandering around the city. It was very interesting with lots of information.

Thank vacationgirl58
Reviewed 25 May 2017

The castle offers a panoramic view of the port area. It's not the best preserved castle we've seen but still offers a historical perspective as to the defense it provided overlooking the harbor. Entrance is thru the museum and Is worth the 6 Euros P.P....More

Thank Mike V
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10 February 2016|
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Response from Chris G | Reviewed this property |
The Castle is about 10 minutes walk and then there is a lift from the street up to a stage where there still is a bit of uphill walking to the very top. My Wife has COPD and we walked into the Town centre on fairly flat... More
26 August 2015|
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Response from John P | Reviewed this property |
Yes, the end of this month, 31st August :)