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Castelo de Leiria

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Address: Leiria 2400, Portugal
Phone Number: +351 24/481-39-82
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History

If you love history than this castle is a must. Very inexpensive for the whole family. Very well maintained, make sure to wear walking shoes, cobblestone can get slippery.

4 of 5 starsReviewed December 5, 2015
joseph l
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Warwick, Rhode Island
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Braga
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57 reviews
21 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

I visited the castle in an hour. There is an exhibition about the castle with drawings of how the castle was that is interesting and shows that it was a very beautiful castle. You can also go to the main balcony that has a very beautiful view of Leiria. It's not expensive to visit it so when in Leiria visit... More 

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Thank PaulaBraga
Israel
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33 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2015

Interesting place, extremely cheap (2 Euros only), dominating site over Leiria, a place where you can scent the history of a previous millennium. Definitely recommended.

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Warwick, Rhode Island
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3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2015 via mobile

If you love history than this castle is a must. Very inexpensive for the whole family. Very well maintained, make sure to wear walking shoes, cobblestone can get slippery.

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Thank joseph l
New York City, New York
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4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2015

Interesting castle, even with the renovation and restoration ( from 1900s) it kept its medieval looks and offers splendid view on the city and beyond.

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Leiria, Portugal
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13 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2015

I love Leiria and its castle. The castle has not an easy reach. You need to climb but the view is fantastic!

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Thank Marceline2013
Lisbon, Portugal
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29 reviews
19 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2015

Solid rock! This lovely castle is on top of a central hill, as many others, therefore it provides a wonderful opportunity to get an unique look of the city, 360º guaranteed!

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Thank Paula P
leiria
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52 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2015

On top of the cliff over the Leiria city, is well worth a visit. A castle full of history and legends. Do not forget to visit bellow the old city.

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Thank monteirn
Porto District, Portugal
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35 reviews
24 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015

Amazing castle! Have been 3 times for the Gothic festival Entremuralhas! It's an icon of the city! Can be seen from far and at night it feels magical back in the medieval times!

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Thank AnaVanGoth
Sofia, Bulgaria
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58 reviews
44 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015

True that I didn't saw all the castles in the world, probably the most recognizable are more beautiful. But still, the most underrated castle in the world. The front is amazingly beautiful, wherever you look at it, in most of the town. And inside, nevertheless the rest of the Castle is ruis, but the Noble Salon is amazing. And the... More 

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Thank Marcelo_Vindeirinho
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5 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015

the castle of Leiria for its location is a landmark of the city. With magnificent views over the city and the fields of the valleys of liz and Lena are visiting obrigatória.Muito care to go the castle as the exterior is very badly treated . there holds the medieval fair much in vogue these days . You can enjoy some... More 

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