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El Conjunto Monumental de las Murallas Reales

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Address: Royal City Walls, Ceuta, Spain

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We visited the place by night .. its very nicely lighted.. and the best suggestion- take a kayak and do the tour in the canal.. water is clear, you can see fishes as well and it's... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed October 8, 2016
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Herzlia, Israel
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Herzlia, Israel
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 8, 2016 via mobile

We visited the place by night .. its very nicely lighted.. and the best suggestion- take a kayak and do the tour in the canal.. water is clear, you can see fishes as well and it's a nice start for an autumn morning

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Fredericton
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 7, 2016

The fortress is quite enormous, probably in line with those in Malaga Spain. It is extremely well preserved and quite interesting. If you enter in on one side you can exit the opposite and complete a loop of the downtown and fortress. After walking it with surprisingly few people, there are pubs and very reasonable sandwich shops to visit. Bar... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 24, 2016

We saw this fort by night. The lighting was very effective. It is massive and has been very well restored.

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Tomar, Portugal
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 14, 2016

We were really lucky that they were open on New year's Day, just about the only thing that was! The moat even has water in it. I advise going at sunset; really atmospheric.

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New Westminster, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 14, 2015

This was the borderline of ancient Ceuta. The Royal Moat has been navigable since the early of the Portuguese rule. The oldest fortresses, the Mallorquines, Bandera and Coraza Alta y su Caballero Fortress is on the east side. The most modern construction is to the west of the moat. St. Peter’s Fortress with the Plaza de Santiago, the Valencian Front... More 

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Powell River, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 4, 2015

This is the most obvious must see in a very special off the beat and track city of Cueta. With the moat, huge harbour in the back ground, high walls, cannon turrets, stone walls, all free to walk around with excellent signage and information boards, most in English. Cueta is a wonderful walking city and the fort is central to... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 2, 2015 via mobile

A lovely place to wander around for a hour or so and get a real feel for its history. Some great photo moments and views for miles. You could even see Gibraltar in the distance. Really a beautiful place to visit whilst in Ceuta.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 26, 2014 via mobile

Very cool place, beautiful view(s) of Ceuta and the Rock of Gibraltar. A lot of history going on there as well, so you can learn a lot about how Ceuta was formed/established, and how it was defended using this 'castle'

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 16, 2014

These walls, within easy walking distance of the port where cruise ships come in, are a wonderfully preserved fortification. There are parapets, walls, jetties, and a moat that is navigable even today. This impressive fort can be viewed free of change and there is signage that explains this history of this impressive coastal defense position.

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Bacchus Marsh, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 16, 2014

If you are in the north of Morocco (Tanger / Tetouan), or the south of Spain I can recommend taking the time and making that extra effort to visit Ceuta. Whether you are interested in its’ history, designer shopping (there are always sales on), the duty free shops or just stopping by one of the many tapas bars, this small... More 

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