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Free entrance, they've built a modern building onto the ruins but there was no literature about the... read more

Reviewed December 17, 2018
c0verdale
,
Riverview, Canada
Disappointed

Free but every door was closed, no historical comments. feels more like a congres house than castle.

Reviewed April 21, 2015
LoranSea
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Lagos, Portugal
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Dec 17, 2018
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Free entrance, they've built a modern building onto the ruins but there was no literature about the history of the castle and no signs explaining what you are looking at as you walk through.
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After a 10 minute walking we expected much more than what we got. Not much of the castle survived to the Centuries and the refurbishing of the XXI Century seems a good dead that died afterwards. There is not much to see, the renewed parts are completely descaracterised. The
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Free but every door was closed, no historical comments. feels more like a congres house than castle.
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First of all, it's not possible to visit the castle, but they're trying to give a new appearance to the castle so you can visit all of it. By now, yu can only visit an awful tower with a non-interesting exposition. Outside you can see na interesting combination of medieval and
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This castle is an interesting juxtaposition of medieval and modern. A stylish new building of glass, slate and wood has been built within the castle courtyard, allowing glimpses of the medieval structure, and fleeting views from some of the windows. This building is used for the
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