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Castillo de Guzman el Bueno

Calle Guzman el Bueno, 11380 Tarifa, Spain
+34 956 68 46 89
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a great castle at the dock of Tarifa

It dates back to the 7th century and is named after Guzman the Good after he conquered the city... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Frequenttraveller125
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Oslo
Very Interesting!

We spent some time here, because there was not much else to do, because the weather was terrible... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Olivia089
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Highland Village, Texas
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  • Average19%
  • Poor3%
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“small castle” (4 reviews)
“his son” (3 reviews)
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Calle Guzman el Bueno, 11380 Tarifa, Spain
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+34 956 68 46 89
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"small castle"
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"castle's history"
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"great castle"
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"information boards"
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"rich history"
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"awesome views"
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"worth the effort"
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"town walls"
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"exhibition"
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"restored"
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It dates back to the 7th century and is named after Guzman the Good after he conquered the city named after the Berber Tarif.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We spent some time here, because there was not much else to do, because the weather was terrible outside. I would recommend this historic fort to anyone going to Tarifa.

1  Thank Olivia089
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Reviewed 12 February 2018 via mobile

A very interesting castle which guards Tarifa from the Straits of Gibraltar. Well organised displays and printed guided tour in Spanish and English which explains the history. Magnificent views from the ramparts.

1  Thank ashuk
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Reviewed 9 February 2018

We have been there with the family and it was quite interesting ! The view is super nice and the castle is full of history !

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Reviewed 6 February 2018 via mobile

Visited this castle in Tarifa today. Lots of interesting things to see in and round it. Learn about it's history in a fun way, well worth a visit, we were there for about 2 1/2 hours.

1  Thank Stephen H
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Reviewed 3 February 2018

We enjoyed seeing the castle and spending time in the museum. Many spots for a good photo too. We also took a walk along part of the town walls (pay €5 instead of €4 and a walk on part of the wall is included). Note...More

1  Thank jilltim
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Reviewed 23 January 2018

The castle was built in the 10th century as a Moorish fortification and has recently been restored. Its history probably dates back to the Roman era, the 10th century fortress was problay bluit on top of a Roman fortress or temple. The current castle is...More

Thank Paul B
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Reviewed 24 December 2017

A 10th Century Castle that is still in very good nick today. You can see its positional importance in olden days being at the gates of the Mediterranean & Africa ! Had a lot of different owners over time but Guzman was the saviour of...More

Thank Skeney57
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Reviewed 29 November 2017

If you are in Tarifa you would be hard pressed to miss the Castilo de Guzman el Bueno. It is located right on the waterfront and is really the focal attraction in the town. Relatively small castle with a very rich history. As one of...More

Thank ddbelize
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Reviewed 10 November 2017 via mobile

Fascinating position with Africa out front, the Mediterranean on the left and the Atlantic on the right. Great views of it all and the port below. Also great museum and everything is repeated in English. Small car park on port side of Castle at 1...More

2  Thank E8887TZmartinp
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