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Castillo de Lamas

Jiron Martin de la Riva y Herrera, Lamas 22151, Peru
+51 995 568 620
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Worth a visit due to its extraordinary design

To visit the nice pueblo of Lamas is recommended if you have enough time snd like to stroll around... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Raephels
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Canton of Zurich, Switzerland
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Enjoyed the castle but avoid the restaurant

I liked the castle. Fun to walk around. No particular history, just an interesting construction by... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Roy M
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Boulder, Colorado
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Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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Jiron Martin de la Riva y Herrera, Lamas 22151, Peru
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

To visit the nice pueblo of Lamas is recommended if you have enough time snd like to stroll around a bit. And also to make your own opinion about this castle.. it’s worth the visit because of the odd picture it is, to see a...More

Thank Raephels
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I liked the castle. Fun to walk around. No particular history, just an interesting construction by a local businessman. Great views of the surrounding valley. BUT a word of warning. Don’t use the restaurant there. I made the mistake of not nailing down the price...More

Thank Roy M
Reviewed 10 July 2017 via mobile

If you are in Lamas this is a must see. Entrance is 6 soles. Not tremendous but worth seeing nice view from the terrasse.

Thank PierreAvo
Reviewed 21 May 2017 via mobile

Castle has nothing to do with the history of Lamas. It was built ten years ago by an eccentric italian business man who owns a pizzeria in nearby Tarapoto. Peruvian people are told that it is a typical european castle, as if it could compared...More

1  Thank Thomas L
Reviewed 28 April 2017

This is a truly unique place. The views from the top of the castles are spectacular!!! The rooms of the castle are beautiful.I wish I could live there. The person who built the Castle has a great Italian restaurant in Tarapoto. I am embarrassed I...More

Thank ClayJonea2nd
Reviewed 23 November 2016

Mostly for taking pictures in a quaint location that seems out of place in the peruvian rainforest. Not much to do, just walk around and climb a couple of floors to get a better view of the area surrounding it. Interesting (if weird) decoration with...More

Thank Gonzalo H
Reviewed 22 November 2016

We came here with a tour and it was cheap enough. The entrance price was included. The castle was the main attraction. It was nicely done but for European visitors probably not worth it for the architecture. The views though are definitely worth a visit....More

Thank BirgM
Reviewed 5 October 2016

The castle is beautiful. So an Italian guy lives there, and it is stunning, the location, but all you really get to do is walk through one great room, go in a 3 story tower, eat at the restaurant with like 5 tables, and look...More

Thank Brittney916
Reviewed 5 August 2016

This single castle does not have the old gothic or european history to back-up the visit but it is a kind piece of architectural place. What i found most attactive was the combination of this kind of construction with the autoctone community living near by....More

Thank Harold M
Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

Just Amazing!!! Lamas the city is very small but boasts many beautiful landscapes and places. In my view, the Lamas Main Square is the most beautiful in San Martin, perfect weather, a typical neighbor of Lamas called ‘Huayco’ here people live with their costumes for...More

Thank Mery A
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