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Castillet

Place de Verdun, Perpignan, France
04-68-35-42-05
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Ranked #9 of 12 attractions in Perpignan
Type: Historic Sites, Lookouts, Landmarks/ Points of Interest
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England
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82 reviews 82 reviews
4 attraction reviews
115 helpful votes 115 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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Warrington, United Kingdom
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16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2014

Been her numerous times as it's central location & huge appearance makes it easy to find & meet up with people... The food is decent although it's a regular burger & chips menu. Bar prices are sky high, probably the highest in the area & they increase by 1 Euro on Fri/Sat although I think this was due to the... More

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Belvianes et Cavirac, France
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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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14 reviews 14 reviews
5 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
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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76 attraction reviews
425 helpful votes 425 helpful votes
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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63 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2013

This is a very interesting monument kept in incredible condition. The view from the top is lovely- the city and then the snow-capped mountains in the distance. There is a brief historical guide available in English if you ask for it (Puis j'avoir une guide en Anglais? Or est-ce qu'il y a une guide en Anglais? ) otherwise, yes, the... More

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2012

As previously stated the exhibition where not the ones listed and really had nothing to do with local life as I was lead to believe What was there was of no real interest at all. Better places to visit.

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Naples, Florida
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253 reviews 253 reviews
126 attraction reviews
101 helpful votes 101 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2012

The exhibitions were not what was advertised. It is supposed to be a museum of local life but that was not the case. What little was there was not interesting.

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London, United Kingdom
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21 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2012

Before you could visit Castillet I always thought it rather extrordinary stuck in a busy shopping street with traffic buzzing by. Interesting to visit and an important part of Perp's history.

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