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“dover castle” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Dover Castle

Dover Castle
Castle Hill, Dover CT16 1HU, England
0870 333 1181
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Ranked #1 of 27 Attractions in Dover
Type: Castles, Historic Sites, Landmarks/ Points of Interest, Cultural
Activities: Group tours/walking tour
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Owner description: Perched atop the celebrated white cliffs of Dover, this brooding medieval castle (circa 1180) has been the site of strategic importance for thousands of years.
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Dover, United Kingdom
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“dover castle”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2013

Well worth a visit so much to see and views over channel great and much history .
The war time tunnels are really well layed out children are impressed.

Visited May 2013
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“Worth a visit”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2013

Well worth visiting if in Dover,as not much else to do. Dover is too run down and needs a facelift. Best idea is to catch a ferry to France, and enjoy a dat out, or visit Canterbury or Ashford where the shopping has something going for it. If the council put more money into it it could be a nice place. Ferry passengers are even directed away from Dover to London/ Canterbury. They seem to have the right idea. Dover castle and the ferry out is the only thing it has going for it.

Visited August 2013
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“Excellent”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2013

We did the war tunnel tour which was amazing. Opened our eyes to what went on during WW11 especially the Dunkirk evacuation. Highly recommend this tour.

Visited November 2013
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Dover, United Kingdom
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“Dover castle”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2013

Perched on top of the white cliffs you need a day to enjoy all that the castle site has to offers hill is steep and can be tiring although there is often transport in high season from one area to another. Sadly in winter the castle is only open on the weekends so plan your trip accordingly. Castle has breathtaking views over the channel to France ( on a clear day). The rooms in the keep have been furnished in colourful fashion and is very interesting - incomparable to the time hen the rooms were empty. The tunnels and military museum in the keep are interesting, as are the underground hospital levels in the cliffs.

Visited July 2013
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“Well worth a visit”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2013

The castle is a beautiful old place. The tram makes going from one venue to another very easy. The tram drivers are so helpful and knowledgable.

Visited October 2013
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