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Address: 2 km from Center, Zamora, Spain
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10:00 am - 2:00 pm
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Tue - Sun 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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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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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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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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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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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 315 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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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 278 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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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 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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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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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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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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Additional Information about Castillo de Zamora

Address: 2 km from Center, Zamora, Spain
Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Castile and Leon  >  Province of Zamora  >  Zamora
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:00 am - 2:00 pm  7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 10:00 am - 2:00 pm  7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am - 2:00 pm  7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 2:00 pm  7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 2:00 pm  7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 2:00 pm  7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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