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An interesting historical site

The Almonacid dominates the local landscape. I admired it from afar on horseback, and decided to... read more

Reviewed September 20, 2017
jeunefille1
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Blue Bell, Pennsylvania
A wonderfully uncrowded experience

This castle just outside of Toledo was a great stop for our family. We drove the scary dirt road in... read more

Reviewed July 21, 2017
SeattleGTs
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Seattle, Washington
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Sep 20, 2017
“An interesting historical site”
Jul 21, 2017
“A wonderfully uncrowded experience”
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Reviewed September 20, 2017

The Almonacid dominates the local landscape. I admired it from afar on horseback, and decided to visit. Though it is now partially in ruins, it is still a highly interesting site and very important in Spanish history. It was well worth visiting and is highly...More

Date of experience: September 2017
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Reviewed July 21, 2017 via mobile

This castle just outside of Toledo was a great stop for our family. We drove the scary dirt road in the rental car, and had the place to ourselves, wandering amidst the ruins and imagining all of the history that might have taken place here....More

Date of experience: July 2017
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Reviewed March 10, 2017

Tricky to find, we stopped and viewed the castle from the bottom of the hill. It was quite a sight. It was the former residence of El Cid from time to time. Did not visit but wished we had time to do so. looked interesting.

Date of experience: June 2016
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Reviewed March 28, 2016 via mobile

If you are traveling between Toledo & Granada, this castle is definitely worth checking out. It is just off of the main highway, and not too difficult to get to. You can see it for quite a while as you drive along the highway. You...More

Date of experience: March 2016
1  Thank 146MarkR
Reviewed February 28, 2016

Its just a big old ruin on top of a hill. Its really quite large, there is no fee hence no barriers and you can climb about as you wish. The central castle still has quite a bit of roof and the walls are all...More

Date of experience: February 2016
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Reviewed February 28, 2016

It's huge and ruined but very interesting to spend half an hour just exploring it, you can walk of across a trail to the other hill top to get views back to the castle.

Date of experience: February 2016
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Reviewed October 20, 2015

If you're driving from Toledo to Granada, this is right on the way. It's an old castle ruin perched on the hilltop above the little village of Almonacid. You have to drive through the middle of town on narrow cobblestone streets to get there-- we...More

Date of experience: October 2015
1  Thank Feathin
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