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Address: Puerto de la Cruz, Tenerife, Spain

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An old building with interesting history, worth to go and have a look at. Not a place to spend a lot of time at.

3 of 5 starsReviewed March 28, 2016
Emil M
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Manchester, United Kingdom
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Newry, United Kingdom
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46 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

visited here on day for a few mins, quite unimpressed with it, outside is nice to look at. I love castles, towers, forts an old buildings but not this one

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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136 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2016

An old building with interesting history, worth to go and have a look at. Not a place to spend a lot of time at.

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Worcester
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94 reviews
45 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2016

This is described as a castle but is much smaller than that and does not take long to visit. I would recommend going to visit if you are heading to the Playa Jardin or are staying in the area. It is an interesting building and the interior has been recently refurbished. There was an art exhibition on when we were... More 

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2016

I didn't find this that interesting but some people may do. I saw other interesting places that are not highlighted on this review page.

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chesterfield
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2016

Did not think a great deal about the Castillo, however if you go around the back you will see what could be a moonscape off rock sculptures. You can walk along the beach and have a coffee overlooking the sea and beach

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Leicestershire, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2016

Building outside ok, nothing special, was closed when we got there so couldn't get in. Got one cannon outside and a post and a small white tower on one corner of the building. Looks more interesting from the beach rather that the walkway.

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Grangemouth, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2016 via mobile

34 years ago the Castillo was a restaurant, I got engaged there November 1981 and have been widowed for 18 years. I visited the Castillo 14 years ago and it was shut. It's supposed to be open Mon - Sat in am and pm, I sat outside for 30minutes whilst the door was open last Monday and had to shout... More 

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Milan, Italy
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2016

The so-called castle is a modest stronghold from the 16th century and does not compare in any way with spectacular fortresses as known from continental Spain

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Guildford, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2015

I always visit a castle on holiday. I would say this is more like a Martello tower, than a castle. With one lone cannon outside. A nice place to walk around, next to a grey sandy beach and bright flowered gardens. Popular with Germans and Russians when I visited. If it's military history you're in to try the military museum... More 

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Puerto de la Cruz, Spain
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2015 via mobile

The Castillo is only open to the public for events. It is a venue for exhibitions, talks and small concerts. The building has been restored, but in all honesty there is little to see inside. The beauty of the building is it's exterior and it's history.

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