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Peniscola Castle

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Address: Calle Castillo s/n, 12598 Peniscola, Spain
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+34 605 71 90 07
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Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours

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Beautiful!

The view is absolutely fabulous from the castle. It was a clear sunny day. The inside feels very much like the medieval castle it is. Definitely worth visiting. We took a taxi... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
Deborah S
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Tel Aviv, Israel
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Tel Aviv, Israel
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26 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

The view is absolutely fabulous from the castle. It was a clear sunny day. The inside feels very much like the medieval castle it is. Definitely worth visiting. We took a taxi from Benicarlo train station all the way to the castle for 21 euros.

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London, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Was a magic weekend ,walking eating and visiting the town castle, you must to pay a cheap entrance for acces, some people have discounts children students,i,m not sure if pensioners enter for free or have discountbut anyway was cheap, the castle has amazing views of the mediterranean sea . i recomend be lost walking for the tipical streets stoping i... More 

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Tilton, New Hampshire
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19 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I have visited many castles throughout Spain, and this would be one of my favorites. Many inside rooms with written explanations (in four different languages). Amazing views.

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Thank l0vingretirement
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117 reviews
25 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Great views of the town and both sides of the peninsula from the top of the castle. Signage is also in English. Amazing construction. Only a short walk from town but part of it is up hill and on a rocky surface.

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Thank Mac S
Pau, France
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57 reviews
6 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We visited the Castle on a Sunday in February in beautiful sunshine. The history of the castle is very interesting and well explained as you make your way around. But take care plenty of steps!! The view from the top is excellant and well worth the climb up the narrow final staircase. All the rooms are well described in normally... More 

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Mansfield, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A beautiful place to visit , full of history with quaint cobbled streets and white buildings similar to Mykanos. Beautiful views over the crystal clear Mediterranean and tales of Papa Luna. Little shops and nice restaraunts, with a bull run in the summer .

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Croydon, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Me and my wife came here by foot from the beach entrance and walked all the way to top. The streets are cobbled and is beautiful all round. The walk was difficult and we took a break from the steep inclines to take in the view. The castle tickets were 5Euro per person which gives you entry to the gardens... More 

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Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 February 2017 via mobile

Really interesting day, not the biggest castle but very informative and well presented in English with a free little guide book in English. Very accessible, you can visit nearly every part of the castle. Some of the rooms are dressed representing how they would have looked. Also, some of the rooms have informative videos in English. Would be great for... More 

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Barcelona, Spain
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 February 2017

Due to its location, on a peninsula because of its grandeur and the old town around it, it is worth the visit. Seat of Benedict XIII of Avignon, known by the name of Pope Luna, in the XV Century. View the castle from the beach and then walk up on the narrow streets, full of small shops and bars. And... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017

This is so good,Templer,Chritian-you name it.This is a hands on castle,you can sit in the Popes Library-Expolore the garden or swim in the fresh water hole at the base of the castle. Mediteranian Beauty at its best.People are so friendly,The place is a deffinate to visit.

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