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Address: Cerro de San Miguel, Burgos, Spain
Phone Number: 947 28 88 74

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Fantastic views

It's a climb up to the castle and I did not think it was worth the effort. The views are fantastic of the whole city especially the cathedral. You can take a little train from... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed May 24, 2015
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Plumley
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015 NEW

It's a climb up to the castle and I did not think it was worth the effort. The views are fantastic of the whole city especially the cathedral. You can take a little train from near the cathedral but it just stops for the views there is no time to visit the castle

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Gijon, Spain
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

Worth a visit to see the great panoramic views of the city and surrounding area. Small charge to enter but the grounds are well kept and the exhibits explain the interesting historical background.

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Calabasas, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015

Walk up to the Castillo from the Catedral. The view from the castle back over the city to the plains is great. There's a nice outdoor bar with live music in the summer

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Walla Walla, Washington
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55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015

We toured the ruins of the castillo on our own during our stay. We did not do the guided underground tour, although it looked interesting. The ruins of the castillo are neat to walk around but not terribly exciting to experience unless you are a major castle aficionado. The view of the city and countryside from the walls is quite... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

Theres not much left to the castle. But its worth hiking up the hill to enjoy the great views of Burgos! The hike only takes about 2 minutes to do and anyone can do it.

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Burgos, Spain
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

There are many more sights worth seeing in Burgos, rather than the ruins of this castle, albeit you do you learn more about the history of this town. The walk up there however is worth it for the marvellous view and in summer there is a small cafe at the top open in the afternoons, which on a hot day... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

It's a big hike to see a destroyed fortress. After walking the Camino, Burgos beckons as a break, not more walking, especially uphill. Skip this; it's not worth it.

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Parksville, BC
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014 via mobile

We walked up the hill from town, arriving at the castle at about 9:30 am. When we walked up to the gate to check when it opened, the security guard came out and chased us off, so we didn't actually get to see beyond the gate. But we did have a great walk around the hilltop, with some excellent views... More 

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nyc
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53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014

This would have been an impressive piece of history to tour had the French not blown up a large part of it. What's left is an interesting series of ruins. We were unable to take the tour of the well and castle tunnels. The view from the castle is impressive, but the area around Burgos is not beautiful. It is... More 

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Porto, Portugal
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

Once in Burgos, you must visit the castle. To get there, climb a few stairs in a square on the side of the cathedral. Buy the full visit (catacombs included). It Worth the visit. The tunnels are very narrow. If you're claustrophobic beware. The visit to the catacombs is a bit short (10-15 minutes) because the Napoleon troops exploded a... More 

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