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Castello di Montebello

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Address: Bellinzona, Switzerland
Phone Number: +41 91 825 13 42
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A real Castle. Walk the ramparts and take in the view. Worth a visit.

13th century keep and 15th century palace. Crenellated walls. You can walk around the ramparts and grounds for free. Museum in the keep charges admission. We didn't go in... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
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Brooklyn, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

13th century keep and 15th century palace. Crenellated walls. You can walk around the ramparts and grounds for free. Museum in the keep charges admission. We didn't go in. Beautiful views from the ramparts and grounds.

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Rotkreuz, Switzerland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 2, 2016

The Views over the city is amazing. You can explore about the complete caste and the entry fee is really worth the price for preserving this UNESCO site.

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Singapore, Singapore
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 1, 2016

It is a steep walk up to Castello di Montebello. The view is awesome and you can have a full view of Castelgrande from here. Later, realized that there is a bus that stops right at the other side of the Castello di Montebello (where the parking lots are). The same bus also goes to Sasso Corbaro Castle. Trust me,... More 

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San Jose, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 10, 2016

This is one of three castles in Bellinzona -- you can pay one time and see all three, and you can even walk from this one to Castel Grande, if you want (bit of a climb to come back up -- we drove). Each have interesting features and are fun to wander around, and are blissfully clear of "too much... More 

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North Sydney, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 15, 2016 via mobile

Amazing views. The architecture is awesome and one can get a real good feeling if the geography that made these castles a reality. See the movie I the Castle Grande museum.

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Zurich, Switzerland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 9, 2016

the Montebello (beautiful mountain) castle (rather fortress) is located opposite the Castelgrande, controlling from the other side the way through the city. not as impressive as the Castelgrande in size, it still offers beautiful views around and is sure worth the visit.

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West Palm Beach, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 27, 2016

Be sure to see this one as well as the other 2. It's halfway between Castelgrande and Sasso Corbaro and worth the time to tour it. Great views of the surrounding Alps and Lake Maggiore as well.

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Arlington, Virginia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 24, 2016

You can walk all around the wall of the castle, getting the magnificent view and taking in the view over the draw bridge. No inside ticket is necessary.

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Thank MaryLeeTraveler
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 20, 2016

Absolutely LOVED it. What a view, what a beautiful location. Throwback in time and the kids loved exploring the castle grounds .

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 14, 2016

This is such a nice location that offer fresh feeling and relaxing time here. The castle is attractively decorated and calm feeling for visitors

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