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Sasso Corbaro Castle

Bellinzona 6500, Switzerland
+41 (0)91 825 59 06
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Ranked #5 of 5 Attractions in Bellinzona
Type: Historic Sites, Castles
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Bellinzona, Switzerland
13 reviews 13 reviews
3 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

the city of Bellinzona is topped by 3 magnificent medieval castles recognized by UNESCO. For the more fit are all within walking distance, in each case there is a tourist train that stops at every castle. In the city center you can visit the first one: Castelgrande. My opinion: this one has less charm then the other three, because it... More

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Fribourg, Switzerland
3 reviews 3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2014

This is one of the famed 3 castles of Bellinzona and also the highest situated and furthest from the old town. So I advise to consult the bus schedule (as it's not a regular hourly thing), take the bus to the end point. From there, it's still a fair walk uphill. Maybe 20 minutes, depends how fit you are of... More

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Birzebbuga, Malta
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42 attraction reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2013

Compared to the other 2 castles, this one is smaller and not so spectacular. However, since it's the highest one you can have a fanstastic view of the other two castles and of the Bellinzona. The parking is free and entrance too (except the exhibition).

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Hemet, California, United States
3 reviews 3 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2012

This is the first castle I have ever been to in real life and it did not disappoint. It was exactly what I thought a castle would/should look like. The weather was beautiful the day we visited and it was great to walk around and soak it all in. It is free to walk around the grounds but cost CHF... More

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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2009

This town is a beauty to behold. Sitting as it does,as you climb to the top of the castles,you see down the valleys that were to protect. The stone fortresses,the old town,the piazzas,all make you feel like it must be a movie set. It is just a gem

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