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Castillo de Santa Barbara

Address: Mounte Guanapay, Teguise, Lanzarote, Spain
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Ranked #3 of 8 Attractions in Teguise
Type: Castles, Cultural
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Type: Castles, Cultural

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Manchester, England
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 attraction reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2014 NEW via mobile

Hired a car for a day and stopped off here in the morning. Fantastic views from the castle and the pirate museum was surprisingly good too. Well worth driving up to for an hour or so!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

Stopped at this whilst passing. Seems little known as its a bit hidden away. Great view from the castle. Cost is 3 Euro each to go inside and view the small museum which was alright, with a little insight into the pirate past of Lanzarote.

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Weymouth, United Kingdom
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3 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

Well worth a visit, superb views good value and very interesting history on the history of piracy on the island.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014

...with views! Never been here when the access is all the way to the top, however, it is a pleasant walk to the top provided it's not in the heat of the day. Stunning views from the top and at night the Castle is lit in such a way as to look like a space-ship hovering over Teguise.

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

We visited here in September 2014 and had a brilliant time. We visited a couple of years ago and it has changed since then. They have done a bit more with the museum side of it (pirate museum) but to be honest, they didn't need to do anything. The castle sells itself with it's fantastic views of the Island and... More 

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Sunderland, U.K.
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

We arrived too late to go inside (closed at 4pm) but there are great views of Teguise and the surrounding countryside from around the Castle. If you have a hire car and are going in that direction it is worth a slight detour. There is a pirate museum inside but I'm not able to comment on it as we didn't... More 

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Prague, Czech Republic
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

Nice old fort. I really like places like that. The view from the top is amazing - you could walk around the volcano and see great part of Lanzarote (well if there are no clouds or haze)

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Valencia, España
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

What's a pirate"s favourite type of humour? Saaaaarrrrkasm! The best thing about this castle is the views of the totem below. Unfortunately, the castle has been over-restored. The exhibition is interesting for a short while.

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Nottm
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

Been there today and was a real change from the crush of the sunday market, views are fabulous and the fort is built on the side of a volcano that you can go into the middle of (no charge). The displays are in both Spanish and English and quite informative. If you go early you have the place to yourself... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

Worth the drive to the top and indeed back down! Fabulous views, great history and a jewel in the history of Tequise.

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