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Castle of Pombal

Rua do Castelo, Pombal 3100-461, Portugal
+351 236 210 556
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Pombal Castle

The visit is free of charge. Thoroughly interesting. A must to view the 3 D film inside the main... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
jeremy h
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Saxon, Switzerland
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A Templar Castle

This castle was part of the defense network that revolved around Tomas, the local Templar... read more

Reviewed 22 March 2018
RalfandAl
,
Taipei, Taiwan
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  • Average18%
  • Poor1%
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“tower” (4 reviews)
“preservation” (2 reviews)
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Rua do Castelo, Pombal 3100-461, Portugal
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+351 236 210 556
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The visit is free of charge. Thoroughly interesting. A must to view the 3 D film inside the main court yard booth. Also free. A great experience of Pombal' past history. No

Thank jeremy h
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Reviewed 22 March 2018

This castle was part of the defense network that revolved around Tomas, the local Templar headquarters. It remained in the control of the Templars after 1307 and there denouncing as heretics by Pope Clement V. The Templars became the Knights of the Order of Christ...More

Thank RalfandAl
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Reviewed 11 November 2017

You can wonder round the castle and grounds without entrance fee. There is quite a lot of restoration work taken place so some of the higher entrances were closed off. The views were great but there was little detail about what the areas of the...More

Thank tracyc305
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Reviewed 8 October 2017 via mobile

It's view is even more interesting than it is from the inside. A lot of restauration has been done, but some steel stairways and other construction kind of break the mood...

Thank Alexandre C
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Reviewed 14 September 2017

It's a beautiful castle, well preserved both the main building and the walls, with green areas around, nice for walks or picnics. The view one gets to the city of Pombal is also nice. There are information panels about the history of the building/region. Very...More

Thank PedroRBC
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Reviewed 29 August 2017

Good views of Pombal and surrounding area although quite a small Castle , would like to have seen some more bygone artefact's from the days of the Castle .

Thank Peter W
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Reviewed 5 August 2017 via mobile

By far not the most impressive castle I've ever seen but still nice enough to visit. The view up to the castle from the city centre is nice and the view of the city below is also worth the effort. You can get there by...More

Thank Luc D
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Reviewed 20 July 2017

I consider that the preservation works of the Pombal Castle did not respect the history that surrounds it

Thank SAOGRACA
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Reviewed 25 June 2017

Interesting Templar castle,lots of sympathetic renovations done. View of surrounding area is worth the visit alone

Thank Superharrio
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Reviewed 24 June 2017 via mobile

This castle is located on top of the hill. We went there twice, during the day and late night. Just wanted to say fantastic place to go to see.

Thank Mario B
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mylesleyh
5 April 2017|
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Response from Filomena S | Property representative |
Hello. You can get here by foot. It´s not far, there are strairways that lead to the castle.
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