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Rua Direita | Santa Maria, Obidos 2510-079, Portugal
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The castle is in quite good shape, outer areas are almost made for theater performances, concerts etc. Within the castle a luxery. Hotel is located... We did not visit it - but the old protective walls do invite for a walk on them, presenting nice...More

Thank Martin L
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Well what a great day out. The weather is always blue sky's. Obidos is a hidden gem with bags if character there lots to see and do. There is beautiful restaurants in and around obidos. We been around all different times of the castle for...More

Thank Sarah G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

they still had the boxes and stalls of the medieval games of a couple days before - this gave it more of a staged tourist trap feel

Thank MF543
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful medieval castle overlooking Obidos, with great souvenir an food shops. Known for its local traditional liqueur “Ginga”, a cherry liqueur, served in a chocolate cup. Great town, not to be missed, specially for families

Thank hadif1
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We were so lucky that we were here during the festival for the castle. People were dressed up from the time the castle was used.there was so much going on in the castle I felt like we were back in time. This was the best...More

Thank SteveLalaE
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The castle has a medieval fair every year and the whole castle comes alive with most people in medieval costume. The whole event is lively with music and the best food ever. Very economical and great for the whole family. Should not be missed.

Thank Ghislaine G
Reviewed August 18, 2018 via mobile

Beautiful medieval castle overlooking Obidos. Lovely architecture. We were able to visit the place from outside only as it was not open. The walls are open to visitors for free. The panoramic views from the top of the walls are great. Bring a good zoom...More

Thank FGG-DXB
Reviewed August 17, 2018 via mobile

There's something about walking around old castle walls that I find exhilarating and it's no exception in Obidos. The views are great as well and it doesn't cost you anything to get it. The only thing is that after going to the Moorish Castle in...More

Thank In-Yong H
Reviewed August 14, 2018 via mobile

This was a wonderful day. The walk on the wall provides the best views of the city and landscape and surroundings. Lots of shops and places to stop for lunch.

Thank JLWK2015
Reviewed August 14, 2018

You can't enter the castle as such, but they've made an area that is like the medieval times, incorporating it. You can take photos in the stocks, order food and drinks at an old style stand up bar, etc. It's like walking through a film...More

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nautregal
January 21, 2018|
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Response from Iain F | Reviewed this property |
The castle is the main thing in Obidos, it will keep you busy for a few hours including walking the ram parts and exploring the walled town. The church inside the walls is also worth a visit.
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Margie T
March 18, 2015|
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HI Margie As you come from Lisbon the bus will leave you in the parking area specially designed for. As you are going a little bit backward you'll find the TOWN'S GATE (nicely decorated with ceramic tiles - azulejos). To... More
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