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Address: Place de Verdun, Perpignan, France
Phone Number: 04-68-35-42-05

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I think this was the entrance to the old town...its quaint but nothing special....you can go inside and take a look from the top for a couple of euros....not many displays and the... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 22, 2015
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Melbourne, Australia
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Manresa, Spain
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94 reviews 94 reviews
38 attraction reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2015

Le Castillet is a defense tower located in the center of Perpignan, before it is located in the walls of the city (when these walls were, now it does not exists), then it is located when the oldtown finish. It has some rooms with nothing, only the room, but there is a little interesting exposition about the history of the... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015

I think this was the entrance to the old town...its quaint but nothing special....you can go inside and take a look from the top for a couple of euros....not many displays and the viw is ok

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Wexford, Ireland
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52 reviews 52 reviews
5 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014 via mobile

Narrow stairs lead up to several exhibition rooms en route to the top. Most exhibits are contemporary art and there is one room devoted to a replica of a kitchen of the time with what seems to be genuine arfefacts. Stairs are a steep climb but good view from the top.

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Aix-les-Bains, France
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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

In the very centre of old Perpignan since it was Perpignan door. Louis XIV tried to get through but his coach was somehow too wide according to what said. Visit inside to see local customs and learn about its famous history

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Paris, France
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486 helpful votes 486 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

This is a wonderful little Castle right on the edge of the old town of perpignan. Worth taking a look.

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England
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130 reviews 130 reviews
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169 helpful votes 169 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

Having been to Perpignan a number of times previously I hadn't realised until I read it before this visit that you could actually go inside and up the tower. Its 2 Euros each to go in and there are a couple of floors with minimal items that weren't of particular interest to us however my rating is for the view... More 

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Belvianes et Cavirac, France
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8 reviews 8 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2013

Stunning building from the outside, stuck in the middle of all the hustle and bustle of Perpignan Interesting art exhibition and then a long climb up to the top to a great view.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2013

Lovely setting and nice and cool on a hot day. We visited an art exhibition inside for only 2euros each. And nice little cafes right by!

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Dublin
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2013

This tour is short but worth it for the view at the top. They could do with adding more information in in different languages.

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2013 via mobile

Although some reviews sound disappointing my girlfriend and I enjoyed our visit probably because we didn't have to pay haha. The exhibits were not that interesting and my girlfriend not a fan of spiral stairs and that's all it is but the view from the top was well worth the climb.

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