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Address: 2 km from Center, Zamora, Spain
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From ruin to tourist attraction...nice views of the river and city!

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.

3 of 5 starsReviewed October 7, 2014
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Madrid, Spain
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14 reviews 14 reviews
6 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 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.

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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35 attraction reviews
79 helpful votes 79 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.

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Ancona, Italy
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652 attraction reviews
1,147 helpful votes 1,147 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 

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Derby, United Kingdom
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139 attraction reviews
266 helpful votes 266 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 

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Estepona, Spain
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344 reviews 344 reviews
122 attraction reviews
259 helpful votes 259 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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17 reviews 17 reviews
8 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 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.

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Braganca, Portugal
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15 reviews 15 reviews
8 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 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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Gent, België
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106 reviews 106 reviews
77 attraction reviews
93 helpful votes 93 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2011

From the main tower great views on the cathedral. The castles itself is apart from the outside walls in ruins.

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Mijas, Spain
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54 reviews 54 reviews
10 attraction reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2011

The castle looks nice amongst well-tended lawns, and its very photogenic, but that's about it.

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