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Castillo de Zamora

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Attractive ruin with free admission

The castle at Zamora is close by the cathedral and is attractively presented to the visitor. It is... read more

Reviewed January 4, 2019
David B
El Barco de Avila, Spain

Not often you get to describe something as rhomboid. Boardwalks take you around this shell of a... read more

Reviewed October 16, 2018
Uxbridge, United Kingdom
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Reviewed January 4, 2019

The castle at Zamora is close by the cathedral and is attractively presented to the visitor. It is a ruin, but signs try to tell you the historical period to which the ruins belong. The castle makes for an attractive walk and more importantly offers...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank David B
Reviewed October 16, 2018

Not often you get to describe something as rhomboid. Boardwalks take you around this shell of a castle, excellent.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed June 7, 2018 via mobile

It's to the credit of the local & provincial bodies that this Castle was restored to it's current state although disappointing that instead of providing multi-language information they chose to dot the skeleton with bizarre, & to my mind, unnecessary & weird pieces of sculpture....More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Sandra L
Reviewed March 21, 2018

The castle once powerful and important lost its position many centuries ago and, deprived of its military status, served as a prison and a court of justice. By the early 20th century it was apparently useless and it was abandoned. Its current state is the...More

Date of experience: March 2018
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Reviewed September 24, 2017 via mobile

Nicely paved for visitors, but for wheelchairs only limited accessible. Must have been nice in the past, overlooking the river Duero, but now just some stones.

Date of experience: September 2017
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Reviewed July 9, 2017

Basically it's a small castle and being restored and made more accessible with walkways the outstanding feature for me was the huge moat, it looks like it would have made it very difficult to enter unlike some moats you see! It's a nice position by...More

Date of experience: July 2017
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Reviewed April 21, 2017 via mobile

Really enjoyed our walk around this castle. Zamora is quiet at this time of the year so were the only visitors at the time.

Date of experience: April 2017
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Reviewed March 26, 2017

Luckily the wall and grounds have been restored. Nevertheless there is no much to see in it. They could have added some explanatory panels, with information about its history and role in the town history. It makes for a short walk over the walls, to...More

Date of experience: February 2017
Thank JesLon
Reviewed November 27, 2016

If you have some time in Zamora during the day, it is well worth walking to Castillo de Zamora. You can walk through the ruins of the castle (we were there in mid Nov, and it was free) and have an amazing view of the...More

Date of experience: November 2016
1  Thank Steve B
Reviewed October 21, 2016

Free to enter. Gives great views and interesting to visit and study. Spotlessly clean around the whole area and a pleasure to enjoy the peaceful surrounds.

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank Jeff W
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