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Address: Westcliffe, CO
Phone Number: 719-485-3040
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Absolutely incredible!

This is a must-see attraction, totally unique and awe-inspiring. We took our four kids, ages 9-13, & a thrilling time was had by all. Just make sure to keep together and stay... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 12, 2015
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Denver
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Denver
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015 NEW

This is a must-see attraction, totally unique and awe-inspiring. We took our four kids, ages 9-13, & a thrilling time was had by all. Just make sure to keep together and stay safe, and prepare to be amazed!!!

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Colorado Springs, Colorado
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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015 NEW

A bit off the beaten path, but a pretty drive in the mountains to get there. This is the type of place you stumble across from time to time here. It is not on any guide sites, which is guess is nice, because it keeps the crowds down; only around a dozen people on a Saturday. It is free, but... More 

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Colorado Springs, Colorado
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32 reviews 32 reviews
20 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

It is a great place to visit, especially knowing the story behind the castle. Love this place!! Just one of my favorite places to go. A must see if you have never been. A must place to visit time & time again. Always changing.Bishop Castle is always open and always free! Please respect the castle and the people that live... More 

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Palm Coast, Florida
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

This spot is such a unique, fun, and interesting place to visit. It is a bit of a drive but well worth it for just the views alone. This would also be a great place to take the kids to explore. Its hard to believe that one man built this castle by hand. I did climb to the top of... More 

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Arlington, Texas
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137 reviews 137 reviews
20 attraction reviews
112 helpful votes 112 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

Wow, what can I say that hasn't already been said in the other reviews I read before we visited. The day we were here the weather was beautiful and the snow was melting so a lot of areas were very slippery and icy. Going up the highest tower was a little scary because halfway up there are no longer any... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

It's a unique special visit to Bishop Castle. Definitely off the beaten path if you consider that the State will not sponsor any tourism related to it. Be careful wandering around the property though, bring children with caution. Donations recommended.

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Pueblo, Colorado
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51 reviews 51 reviews
37 attraction reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

Bishop Castle is a Colorado must see for all ages. Surrounded by a breathtaking view, Bishop Castle was created by 1 man with a dream. Each stone... each section... handcrafted. Everytime you visit - something new will be added to enjoy. The admission is free... but you assume all liability for walking on the property. Tons of political signs on... More 

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Westcliffe, Colorado
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87 reviews 87 reviews
17 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

This "castle" has been built over many years. Personally I view it as a bit dangerous to traverse any higher than one level, but the majority of visitors do. Jim Bishop, sadly has not been to the castle since December due to chemotherapy for an aggressive skin cancer....but he's a fighter. You won't be disappointed if you visit...parking is on... More 

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Kansas City, Missouri
2 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015

I've been to Bishop's Castle three times, and was lucky enough to be there once when the creator was there. He is awesome, loved hearing his story. The castle itself is beautiful, it's always going to be a work in progress, but it is so amazing what one man has built all by himself. Exploring the castle is awesome, you... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015

This place is one of the best places to go and not only see the beautiful castle he has worked so very hard on, but the view of Colorado from the towers are breath taking. I will always come back to see the new changes he has done stone by stone. He is AMAZING and I had the wonderful pleasure... More 

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