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Pittamiglio"s Castle

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Interesting alchemist home

This was part of a tour of the city and it was an interesting part of the city's history. The house... read more

Reviewed December 20, 2017
Lee K
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Kansas City
Into alchemy? This is your place

Walking on the Ramblas we saw this strange looking building and decided to go in. The castle was... read more

Reviewed March 14, 2017
Chinapjs
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

If you are walking or driving along the Rambla in Punta Carretas and Pocitos, you can't miss this odd, eccentric building with a reproduction of the Winged Victory of Samothrace projecting out as if from the prow of a ship. The castle was built by...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed August 14, 2018

Simply average. Nothing life-changingly interesting here. I can see where some people would be impressed with it's history, but I found it to be just, okay, when compared to the other attractions in the city. If you skip this place, it would be okay.

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed December 20, 2017

This was part of a tour of the city and it was an interesting part of the city's history. The house design both interior and exterior are worth seeing. At the end we were treated to watching a couple tango. Many of us got to...More

Date of experience: December 2017
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Reviewed June 16, 2017

This was part of a larger tour of Montevideo and quite honestly is just an average attraction. Not really into alchemy and in some places the castle is somewhat run down. We were supposed to see a tango show but saw only one tango instructor...More

Date of experience: April 2017
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Reviewed April 11, 2017

Next to the Pocitos beach lies the Castillo Pittamiglio (Pittamiglio Castle). From the city centre you can take a taxi to there (Uber costs around 200 pesos or US$ 7) The tour lasts around 40 minutes. The guide explains about the life of Humberto Pittamiglio...More

Date of experience: March 2017
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Reviewed March 14, 2017

Walking on the Ramblas we saw this strange looking building and decided to go in. The castle was actually quite large and there are daily tours starting at 10 am. The guide spoke some English put we did the tour in Spanish. Every room and...More

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank Chinapjs
Reviewed January 25, 2017

This tour was approximately 4 1/2 hours and included a city tour and tango demonstration. The city itself is nothing particularly interesting or worth the time. The castle was nice and the highlight was the tango demonstrations by very skilled dancers. However it was not...More

Date of experience: December 2016
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Reviewed January 17, 2017

Mostly every day, it is able to visit inside the building, with a special guide, which will explain, the constructure of each room, since all of them are different. All is very interesting. There is also a nice Restaurant with the posibility to have a...More

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank Pedro B
Reviewed December 2, 2016

We went there hoping to see a historic place and learn a little bit from it but unfortunately the guide was not there and they allowed us to visit unguided. The architecture was really interesting but the conservation state of the building is terrible and...More

Date of experience: November 2016
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Reviewed August 9, 2016

Tour at 5:00pm certain days of the week (I went on Tuesday), lasted about 40 minutes. Well worth cost of admission (130 Uruguayan pesos). It was hard to find information ahead of time about tour availability - we went early and there was a note...More

Date of experience: August 2016
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