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nice place an historically interesting.

Always something to see around this place in summertime, also wel worth a visit. But the best time... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Philippe_the_one
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Ieper (Ypres), Belgium
Lovely old architecture and historical significance.

If you visit Perpignan then you will not miss this Castillet. It is worth going to the top to... read more

Reviewed November 6, 2018
Dianne G
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Canberra, Australia
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All reviews old town worth the climb small museum interesting displays takes about minutes stairs to climb euro entrance fee historic building half an hour well worth a visit prison tower french castle city centre history
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Always something to see around this place in summertime, also wel worth a visit. But the best time is in summer then different things happen around this site.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Philippe_the_one
Reviewed November 6, 2018

If you visit Perpignan then you will not miss this Castillet. It is worth going to the top to experience the view.

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank Dianne G
Reviewed October 24, 2018 via mobile

Beautiful fortification and the city gates. From the bridge there is a stunning view on to the Castillet. You must see.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 14, 2018

A striking castle which really stands out with a deep blue sky behind it (if you're lucky). Very interesting and unusual. A big feature of Perpignon.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank 522depeche
Reviewed October 9, 2018 via mobile

It's a must do. Such a lovely building too. Make sure you look at the panoramic map of how Perpignan was as a fortified city in the 1600's very impressive. Lovely little bars nearby too if you fancy a bit of people watching

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank heidimay
Reviewed September 18, 2018 via mobile

For 2 euros, this museum is worth it but beware if you have mobility issues or feel clautraphobic. The exhibits are thematically arranged and you will learn much about life through time.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed September 11, 2018 via mobile

At rwo euros each you may as well look round this building. Non of the signage is in English so, if you don't read French or Spanish it is a bit lost on you. There are many steps to the top , I am sure...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank anneh678
Reviewed August 28, 2018

Experience a superb view of Perpignan across the Old Town, canal, river and Mountains in the distance, accessed via small spiral staircases with rooms hosting interesting exhibitions and views into past life on every floor.. There is a small but worthwhile fee to go inside...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Russell S
Reviewed August 9, 2018

This small castle was built in 1368 and made from red coloured bricks from the Rousillon area. It has acted as a defensive structure, a prison and now a museum and the main meeting point in Perpignan. If there is an event going on in...More

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank Kim G
Reviewed May 27, 2018

While we were not able to go inside the castle, it was certainly enjoyable to see from the outside. A great location if you love to take photos!

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Willbeck
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