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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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Barnsley
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22 reviews 22 reviews
18 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014 NEW

Went to the beach here which was lovely but the castle was closed. I knew it was only small based on the reviews on here but thought I'd have a look. It looked interesting. It would have been nice to go inside but it was closed.

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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116 reviews 116 reviews
14 attraction reviews
80 helpful votes 80 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

We passed this quite often during our stay but it seems to being refurbished as there are fences ad boards restricting the view

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Helsinki, Finland
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17 reviews 17 reviews
8 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

In Castillo de San Felipe there is often concerts, movies, art exhibitions etc. It is a nice place to see before continuing walking on Playa Jardin beach.

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25 reviews 25 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

Looking at previous reviews, this castle appears to have been boarded up. It is now surrounded by wire fencing announcing it is being refurbished! Who knows, it may be open by 2015!

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

the place is tiny and was boarded up when we arrived it looked like a derelict building site...more like a small gun emplacement than a castle...

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Northampton, United Kingdom
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26 reviews 26 reviews
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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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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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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
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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27 reviews 27 reviews
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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
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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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