We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Review Highlights
Beautiful views

Form a distance the castle and the Statue of Jesus are beautiful. The Statue is a reconstuction of... read more

Reviewed May 10, 2019
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Definetely worth a visit.

Possible to climb to the base of the statue and whilst not and "ancient" monument it certainly has... read more

Reviewed April 27, 2019
Trudie S
Toulouse, France
Read all 114 reviews
All photos (134)
Full view
Traveler Overview
  • Excellent28%
  • Very good42%
  • Average17%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible6%
Travelers talk about
“civil war”(2 reviews)
“statue”(6 reviews)
“destroyed”(2 reviews)
Local Weather
Powered by Weather Underground
| Monteagudo Castle, Murcia, Spain
Improve This Listing
Recommended experiences in and around Murcia
from $22.55
More Info
from $16.91
More Info
Reviews (114)
Filter reviews
14 results
Traveler rating
Traveler type
Time of year
More languages
Traveler rating
Show reviews that mention
All reviews civil war statue destroyed history museum
Selected filters
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 14 reviews
Reviewed May 10, 2019

Form a distance the castle and the Statue of Jesus are beautiful. The Statue is a reconstuction of a previus one destroyed by the communists during the religios persecution of the Civil War. But when you get closer you can see that the castle is...More

Date of experience: March 2019
1  Thank Luis6714
Reviewed April 27, 2019

Possible to climb to the base of the statue and whilst not and "ancient" monument it certainly has a history, having been built originally in 1926 and then destroyed in the Spanish Civil War....then built again 1951. A temporary photographic exhibition shows the building in...More

Date of experience: April 2019
2  Thank Trudie S
Reviewed January 10, 2019

It was worth the drive up for the views but you cant go to the very top - we made the mistake and drove up as far as you could but then had to do a tricky manoeuvre to turn the car around on a...More

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank Andrea R
Reviewed December 9, 2018

You can see this mountain religious castle from many kilometers away and think 'wow, the view from there must be amazing.' Well its a cool view from 1/4 of the way up. You cannot visit the castle. There is a convent/visitors center at the bottom....More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank Joseph H
Reviewed August 23, 2018 via mobile

We drove for about an hour, great to get away from the tourist beachside. Lots of orange farms. After about an hour we turned the bend in the road and there was the castle and statue. Magnificent. We were excited. But.... as we drove up...More

Date of experience: August 2018
2  Thank roba752
Reviewed August 6, 2018

Worth the effort of getting there (which was an hour of driving on the motorway), but once there, there's nothing but the cliff and the statue. Sure, there are some texts about the history of the place but there is hardly even a parking space...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank JBW1968
Reviewed June 22, 2018

March 2017 . had a hard time locating roads to take in a closer view, but it was well worth it. took some lovely photos of Murcia version of Redeemer.

Date of experience: July 2017
1  Thank AndreL750
Reviewed December 21, 2017

As somebody mentioned, was it impossible to reach the statue. But we still enjoyed to almost get to the fort/castle just below. I'm sure this place had costed a lot in many places around the world. And it's really nice to have it in the...More

Date of experience: December 2017
1  Thank kulleMurcia
Reviewed November 1, 2017

after two days in Mucia old town we drived out to Monteagudo to see, climb up to the Jesús christ statue. There is a hew 2013 visitors centre below it but we wanted to climb up first. The path is obvious but doesnt go very...More

Date of experience: November 2017
2  Thank Arnietw0
Reviewed October 19, 2017

Although you can see the castle and statue from a fair distance away it’s not easy to find the narrow access road which takes you to the small on street parking area next to the visitor centre (which is in fact more of an archeological...More

Date of experience: October 2017
3  Thank nnmercman
View more reviews
Nearby HotelsSee all 28 nearby hotels
Hotel Monteagudo
11 reviews
.22 miles away
Hotel Azarbe
36 reviews
2.14 miles away
Agalia Hotel
461 reviews
2.19 miles away
Nelva Hotel
1,160 reviews
2.27 miles away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 1,074 nearby restaurants
Vaya Tela
8 reviews
.99 miles away
Monteagudo Restaurant
22 reviews
.21 miles away
Gastrobar Puerto Rico
7 reviews
.16 miles away
El Patio Restaurante I II IV
17 reviews
.07 miles away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 227 nearby attractions
Carrascoy and El Valle Regional Park
68 reviews
2.52 miles away
Palacio de Deportes de Murcia
26 reviews
1.94 miles away
Club Padel Nuestro
7 reviews
1.60 miles away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Castillo de Monteagudo staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines