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Address: Puerto de la Cruz, Tenerife, Spain
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Atmospheric walk back in time

34 years ago the Castillo was a restaurant, I got engaged there November 1981 and have been widowed for 18 years. I visited the Castillo 14 years ago and it was shut. It's... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed 4 weeks ago
Alibali27
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Grangemouth, United Kingdom
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Grangemouth, United Kingdom
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96 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

34 years ago the Castillo was a restaurant, I got engaged there November 1981 and have been widowed for 18 years. I visited the Castillo 14 years ago and it was shut. It's supposed to be open Mon - Sat in am and pm, I sat outside for 30minutes whilst the door was open last Monday and had to shout... More 

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Milan, Italy
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64 reviews
20 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2016

The so-called castle is a modest stronghold from the 16th century and does not compare in any way with spectacular fortresses as known from continental Spain

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Guildford, United Kingdom
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92 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2015

I always visit a castle on holiday. I would say this is more like a Martello tower, than a castle. With one lone cannon outside. A nice place to walk around, next to a grey sandy beach and bright flowered gardens. Popular with Germans and Russians when I visited. If it's military history you're in to try the military museum... More 

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Puerto de la Cruz, Spain
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56 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2015 via mobile

The Castillo is only open to the public for events. It is a venue for exhibitions, talks and small concerts. The building has been restored, but in all honesty there is little to see inside. The beauty of the building is it's exterior and it's history.

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1 Thank Brian E
Greenhithe, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015

This was really close to our hotel within easy walking distance which offers up some local history and gets you out of the hotel for an hours of so.

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Cervo, Italia
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374 reviews
126 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 182 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015

Still undergoing restauration, this ancient fortress sits right at one end of the magnificent black Playa Jardin. It can be accessed via drawbridge once the work has been completed

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Thank opossumd
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25 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

Very small old castle (remains of castle) located very close to Jardin beach. Should be visited by the way, nothing special

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widnes
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

was nice to look at at the cannon , think the castle has opening times but i missed going inside as didnt see the times when walking past

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Thank j2tatum
Barnsley
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014 via mobile

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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167 reviews
29 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 102 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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