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Castelo de Alter do Chao

Open Now: 9:00 AM - 12:30 PM, 2:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Open today: 9:00 AM - 12:30 PM, 2:00 PM - 5:30 PM
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not much to see but well maintained

cheap visit, but you pay for what you get, a small medieval castle that you check out in 15-20... read more

Reviewed August 23, 2018
00tdn00
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Lisbon, Portugal
Very sweet little castle

After Marvao yesterday, which was magnificent, Alentejo provided another little gem. At €2 each you... read more

Reviewed July 14, 2018
RebeccaM5358
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Dingwall, United Kingdom
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Aug 23, 2018
“not much to see but well maintained”
Jul 14, 2018
“ Very sweet little castle”
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Reviewed August 23, 2018

cheap visit, but you pay for what you get, a small medieval castle that you check out in 15-20 mins; a couple of towers with interesting views of the town and pretty much it

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed July 14, 2018 via mobile

After Marvao yesterday, which was magnificent, Alentejo provided another little gem. At €2 each you can’t go wrong

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank RebeccaM5358
Reviewed August 16, 2017 via mobile

The castle is empty and just the view is worthly. The rest is a lost of time. Be aware the steps if you are with kids.

Date of experience: August 2017
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Reviewed November 21, 2016

worth a visit if in the area, Good views from the tower (Lots of steps but view made it worth it) we found that an hour was enough time for our visit.

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank Fred P
Reviewed June 20, 2016

The Alter do Chão Castle, is located in Alter do Chão village in Alentejo, Portugal. Located in the historic center of town, this castle is representative of medieval architecture of the thirteenth century. Human occupation of this fortified location dates back to before the Roman...More

Date of experience: June 2016
Thank Jorge A
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