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Castillo de Zamora

2 km from Center, Zamora, Spain
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Ranked #6 of 11 attractions in Zamora
Type: Historic Sites
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Derby, United Kingdom
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203 reviews 203 reviews
86 attraction reviews
118 helpful votes 118 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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246 reviews 246 reviews
53 attraction reviews
138 helpful votes 138 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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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 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
9 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 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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Ghent, Belgium
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97 reviews 97 reviews
72 attraction reviews
69 helpful votes 69 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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51 reviews 51 reviews
10 attraction reviews
38 helpful votes 38 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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