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“Worth the trip” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Castelo de Marvao

Castelo de Marvao
Rua do Castelo, Marvao, Portugal
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Ranked #2 of 17 Attractions in Marvao
Type: Castles, Cultural
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Guam, Mariana Islands
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117 reviews 117 reviews
57 attraction reviews
Reviews in 59 cities Reviews in 59 cities
91 helpful votes 91 helpful votes
“Worth the trip”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2013

The views from the castle are spectacular. Truly a beautiful place. Great place to capture the sunset, watch the swallows chase one another in the sky as you take in a castle that is well preserved!!!!

Visited June 2013
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innisfail, alberta
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
“views are worth the drive!!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2013

We arrived in the evening just as they were about to close. The young lady who was working there welcomed us in and told us to take our time, and enjoy! It is a nice castle with amazing views in every direction!!!

Visited June 2013
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Reigate, United Kingdom
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75 attraction reviews
Reviews in 67 cities Reviews in 67 cities
66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
“Out of this World”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2013

Rarely have we come across such complete castle walls encircling the entire town. The views are immense and you feel as though you are in an eagle's eyrie. On a clear day you can see forever.
The walls of the castle buildings are intact to a large extent and with the aid of the excellent guide leaflet you can imagine life within the walls. It is possible to walk the entire circumference of the town on the top of the walls. Amazing.

Visited June 2013
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Miranda do Corvo, Portugal
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55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
“Small and perfectly formed”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2013

We had read other reviews about the poor footpaths, steep slopes etc but lets get a reality check - this is a fortified rock outcrop. Take some easy shoes, dont rush, sit and soak up the scenery around, the architecture and history. This is one not to be missed!!

Visited June 2013
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perth scotland
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48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
“superb views”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2013

well worth a visit, great views to the plains surrounding Marvao, good bars, and quaint streets, from the town walls there is a 360deg view of the Alentejo region

Visited May 2013
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