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.
Sponsored by:
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Sponsored by:
Get directions
Address: 2 km from Center, Zamora, Spain
Today
10:00 am - 2:00 pm
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Closed now
See all hours
Hours:
Tue - Sun 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

TripAdvisor Reviewer Highlights

Read all 259 reviews
Visitor rating
  • 5
    Excellent
  • 4
    Very good
  • 11
    Average
  • 0
    Poor
  • 0
    Terrible
An interesting end point to a walk through Zamora

The castle is free to enter and is the end point of a nice historical walk through Zamora. As castles go it is fairly average, but they have made the castle as accessible as... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 10, 2016
PM62
,
UK
Add Photo Write a Review

259 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveler rating
Traveler type
Time of year
Language
  • More
Showing 20: English reviews
Level Contributor
302 reviews
181 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The Castillo de Zamora is at the end of an historical walk in Zamora the castle is average but from the tower is a great view enter is free.

Helpful?
Thank Lee S
Curitiba, PR
Level Contributor
54 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Castle is located in the historic center, where all the tourist thing are. Is nothing amazing, but was a formidable tour.

Helpful?
Thank Carolina H
Newton Abbot, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
134 reviews
50 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2016

This castle has been restored to it's former glory and a wlk around the ramparts gives you great views of the surrounding countryside and the adjacent cathedral. It's a must visit to Zamora.

Helpful?
Thank pjamesw
UK
Level Contributor
121 reviews
28 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 112 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2016

The castle is free to enter and is the end point of a nice historical walk through Zamora. As castles go it is fairly average, but they have made the castle as accessible as possible with new walkways. There are good views over the surrounding area from the towers. Surrounding the castle is a nice park with sculptures, where you... More 

Helpful?
Thank PM62
Rustington, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
28 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2016 via mobile

I have been told that the Castillo has undergone major transformations. It went from being a medieval castle to becoming a centre for education that sheltered art and languages students. More recently, the castle became a museum. You can now go in and see the ruins and the original construction. You can also go on the highest wall and walk... More 

Helpful?
Thank MissScary
Santa Comba Dao, Portugal
Level Contributor
651 reviews
532 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 271 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2016

The Castillo de Zamora. This small castle who never was a “Palace” but yes a fortress to defend the city dates from the 11th century, but only a small amount of the original pieces are remaining. It has been built on a rock and adapted on the irregular form of it, the castle has 3 different towers two are pentagonal... More 

Helpful?
Thank Amazon122s
Fuerteventura
Level Contributor
703 reviews
298 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 428 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2016

If you visit the old part of Zamora you might as well visit the castle. It looks like there is an admission charge because there is someone at the entrance in a booth but admission is free. There is not much to see except the spectacular views over the cathedral.

Helpful?
Thank NomadicTraveller7
London
Level Contributor
128 reviews
53 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2016 via mobile

Impressive castle with lovely views at the far end of the old town. Ideal as an evening or early morning visit for the views.

Helpful?
Thank Mr_Morcilla
Madrid
Level Contributor
26 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2016

You can come in for free, you can go upstairs to see the city and surrounding area. There are very good views and it's safe for children.

Helpful?
Thank Emmaimoiron
Merthyr Tydfil County, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
40 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2015

Situated in the heart of the old town and very accessible. One can explore quite a large area of the castle

Helpful?
Thank Anna Maria D

Travelers who viewed Castillo de Zamora also viewed

Zamora, Province of Zamora
Zamora, Province of Zamora
 
Zamora, Province of Zamora
Zamora, Province of Zamora
 

Been to Castillo de Zamora? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from Castillo de Zamora staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do I have to buy a ticket for my infant?
  • How do I get there using public transportation?
  • Is there a restaurant or café onsite?