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Address: Cerro de San Miguel, Burgos, Spain
Phone Number: 947 28 88 74
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Superb views - but couldn't get inside the castle except on weekends and public holidays (winter)

The climb to the castle takes you away from the centre of Burgos and into a green space with spectacular views of the city and surrounding countryside. There's a ton of history... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
Peter v
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

The climb to the castle takes you away from the centre of Burgos and into a green space with spectacular views of the city and surrounding countryside. There's a ton of history associated with the castle and a sympathetic memorial to the deaths that resulted from the siege during the Peninsular War. If it's winter and windy be sure to... More 

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Thank Peter v
Province of Barcelona, Spain
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Burgos castle is at the top of a hill and has an amazing view on the little city of Burgos. The castle itself sucks but the view is really worth it

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Thank Llueca
Ottawa, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2016

We climbed the steps to the Burgos castle. The view of Burgos from the castle wall is spectacular. The kids took the tour down into the Castle well

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Thank caminobound2014
Boise, Idaho
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2015

At first glance you may not understand why this attraction rates so incredibly high. So, once there, take in the view, walk the self-guided tour and imagine the city in 884 which is basically where you are standing. Situated on a hill to protect the inhabitants, the city burst the walls as the population grew. That spill-over is where Burgos... More 

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Thank IdahoGirl83716
Plymouth, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2015

a must visit sight if you are interested in the history of the Peninsular War. do look for the sign that details who fought and died in the taking of the castle by Wellington's men.

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Thank carolinebendug
Verona, Italy
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2015

Great views from the site over the city. A steep climb up to it, but the air in Burgos is good and so it's a pleasure! Not much left of the castle to see, but there's a guided visit to the underground passageways which might be inciting to some.

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Thank aprilevent
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015 via mobile

The castle is about 15 minutes uphill walk, mostly stairs, from the city centre but can also be reach by car. It has lovely views of Burgos and the entrance is cheap. Unfortunately we couldn't go in the tour as our children are too young ( minimum age is 7 years old) but we enjoyed it anyway. I'd recommend to... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015 via mobile

I only walked around the castle as you can pretty much see the same views from the outside (especially the Mirador view is quite nice). If you do go inside, you can climb one of the towers and really get a paranomic view of the city. It is not a particularly big castle. Just outside the gate is a restaurant... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015 via mobile

During summer months the castle is open for visits most days and not just weekends. I went today ( monday ) and decided to walk up from the cathedral. It was a pleasant walk up to the viewpoint with its amazing views over the city and continued up to the castle. Entrance fee can be either 2.60 for just castle... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

We walked up the steps to the castle which is a bit of a hike on a hot day, but you can drive up and park if needed. However you make your way up, it's well worth a visit with excellent views of the city and surrounding areas and a very interesting couple of hours ahead of you. Check the... More 

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