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Address: 2 km from Center, Zamora, Spain
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Very good views

You can come in for free, you can go upstairs to see the city and surrounding area. There are very good views and it's safe for children.

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
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24 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

You can come in for free, you can go upstairs to see the city and surrounding area. There are very good views and it's safe for children.

Thank Emmaimoiron
Merthyr Tydfil County, United Kingdom
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30 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2015

Situated in the heart of the old town and very accessible. One can explore quite a large area of the castle

Thank Anna Maria D
Brussels, Belgium
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134 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 98 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015

The castle is at the far western tip of the old town. But I'm afraid that's about all I can tell you about it, other than it's basically a ruin. The walls are still there, and that's about it. OK, so you get quite a good view of the Duero valley from the top (if you can find it), but... More 

Thank Megahose
Madrid, Spain
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33 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

Good explanations in panels of what there was in the old days (some restoration done).The fact that the entrance is free, makes it a plus for this city.

Thank AMSY13
Cambridge, United Kingdom
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190 reviews
47 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 94 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

As you approach castle with an impressive dry moat you are expecting something spectaular inside but it is a shell inside and the main attraction is climbing steps where you can capture some views to take some good photos looking out towards cathedral.

Thank jostony
Ancona, Italy
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1,227 reviews
761 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1,387 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014

In May 2014 some sort of work - restoration? demolition? - was in progress on the castle (and on the Treason Gate next door), so it wasn't possible to go inside. It's still worth going for a look, though, especially if you're going to the Cathedral, which is just nearby. The walls from which Dona Urraca once gazed and the... More 

Thank ELear
Derby, United Kingdom
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434 reviews
216 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 351 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2013

We visited this during our recent trip to Zamora. It's free to enter, which always cheers me up, as I know that in the UK, a castle of this sort would cost you a few pounds to see. There's no leaflets in English and all the display boards are in Spanish. However, if you know castles, then it's reasonably easy... More 

Thank madamedefarge
Estepona, Spain
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354 reviews
122 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 276 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2013

This castel originated in the 12th Century, is the result of a different mediaval defensive look at the defense of the city of Zamora during the first Carlist war (1475-1479). Pre-Roman archeological and early medieval vestige work. Abused and neglected. Used in in the war of the Castillan succession under Filipe IV 1640, and remodeled during the war of Spanish... More 

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Indian Wells, California
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28 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2012

The castle is a ruin but now is more of a museum. You enter and buy a ticket then cross the moat and begin a self guided tour. Sign are in Spanish but you could imagine what you observed. It was outstanding. One of the best ruins of our trip. We do love archeology and interesting old buildings.

Thank virginiaqm
Braganca, Portugal
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15 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2012

If you like history, here is the place to visit once in the north of Spain.

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