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Atalaya Castle

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Address: Huntington Beach State Park, Pawleys Island, SC
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a step back in time

I love seeing how people used to live. This home is very unique and worth seeing. You'll definitely want your camera! Its fun for the home family. I went on a self guided tour off... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 27, 2015
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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 NEW

I love seeing how people used to live. This home is very unique and worth seeing. You'll definitely want your camera! Its fun for the home family. I went on a self guided tour off peak season so it wasn't crowded. Its only $2 to get in and well worth that price. Its located in Huntington Beach State park which... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015 NEW

A wonderful, and very affordable, addition to my trip to the state park. Was amazed at all the information throughout the home. Did the tour on my own and learned much this way. May be difficult during 'peak season', but I was alone in my journey in late August.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015 NEW via mobile

We have been going to Myrtle Beach for over 30 years and just recently discovered Atalaya Castle. What a gem! It is located in Huntington Beach State Park south of Myrtle Beach and the park & castle admission is nominal making it affordable for the whole family. The castle is in the moorish-style, very symplistic with no furnishings that can... More 

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SALEM, MA.
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2015 via mobile

Atalanta is a fun visit while at Huntington State Park. The home dates back to early 20th century. At that time it must have been a great home, residence and party place. Now it is more stay stone and cut grass. It is fun to go through narrow passageways into the Maze of Rooms. I have been to Atalaya a... More 

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monroe
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

The history told was intriguing and brought to life the things you read about in school. The tour guide was informative and the castle and grounds were beautiful.

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Greenville, South Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015

incredible! Lovely self-guided walking tour. Bring your camera! This place is chockful of interesting architectural and natural photo opportunities.

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Toledo, Ohio
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015

At first glance a person would think this was a jail but is not. It is a different design of a home but when you hear the history, you will understand the type of construction. It can be self guided or a tour. The map information they give you is very informative and each room explains what it was. This... More 

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Oklahoma
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

Absolutely stunning! Your very minimal entrance fee helps to maintain this spectacular property. Full of history and architecture, you won't want to miss it. It only takes about an hour guided or walk through on your own with an audio device. I would highly suggest the guided tour though, my kiddos (5 and 9) enjoyed it but it was very... More 

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Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

Be sure to do the audio tour, $2.00. The rooms come to life and you understand the unusual floor plan.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

Interesting architecture but relatively unstimulating except to those with imagination. "Castle" is somewhat description, mainly an open-air skeletal structure. Gift shop nearby. State park beyond.

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