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Castillo de San Felipe

Puerto de la Cruz, Tenerife, Spain
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Type: Historic Sites, Castles
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Northampton, United Kingdom
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26 reviews 26 reviews
17 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2013

Not quite what I expected. It is a small coastal fort but does have historical significance. It wasn't open which was somewhat disappointing.

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Basildon, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2013

This is a small but strong castillo and is built with hunks of bricks. The history of this is interesting just a shame it was closed and we couldn't see from inside. Views are wonderful and the famous black sand beach isn't very far away.

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perth uk
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2013

The Castle is very small but well built. Interestingly it has a draw bridge with a couple of cannons displayed in front of it. While I was there opening times were advertised but it was actually closed for concert. I was quite disappointed. If you like castles, you won't want to miss this. There is another at Martinez quay which... More

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Chaddesden Derby United Kingdom
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25 reviews 25 reviews
14 attraction reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2013

Nice old building from the outside, never open to go inside and explore, spoiled by the build up of litter and scruffy garedens at the side

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Puerto de la Cruz, Spain
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17 reviews 17 reviews
3 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2013

Only a small castillo but lots of history and worth a visit. It is next to playa jardin where you can watch the sun set which is lovely.

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Bucharest, Romania
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22 reviews 22 reviews
14 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2012

smaller than I expected

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Bradford, United Kingdom
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13 reviews 13 reviews
10 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2012

Outdoors outdoors...yes this has history many an ambitious foreigner tried to land and conquer here but so what?

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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136 reviews 136 reviews
80 attraction reviews
158 helpful votes 158 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2011 via mobile

One of what was a pair of defensive forts, the other at Martianez now missing. Close to the black sand beach and Playa Jardin gardens. Close by is the original English Cemetary, still used.

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Sutton Coldfield, United Kingdom
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14 reviews 14 reviews
9 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2011

Went for a shufti and found it pretty interesting. Worth a visit to break the boredom.

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