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Well restored Historical place

We paid 5€/pers for the castle and the walls of the city. The castle dated from the arabic... read more

Reviewed December 4, 2018
872andreeab
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Santa Cruz de Tenerife, Spain
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White Night

White Night just happened to be on while we were visiting Tarifa, and the castle actually had free... read more

Reviewed November 15, 2018
LazyRose
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Red Deer, Canada
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My group was taking the ferry from Tarifa to Tangier and had about 90 minutes to kill. The Castillo was conveniently located next to the terminal and provided the right amount of time needed. Somewhat interesting but nothing particularly unique. Still, it was a good...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed December 4, 2018 via mobile

We paid 5€/pers for the castle and the walls of the city. The castle dated from the arabic occupation and you can see this influence all around. It is very well restored, the information panels are quite extensive and the presentation movie offer a pretty...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed November 15, 2018

White Night just happened to be on while we were visiting Tarifa, and the castle actually had free entry for that weekend. It wasn't too busy and it was fun to walk around with the castle all lit up at night. I'm not sure I'd...More

Date of experience: December 2017
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Reviewed November 6, 2018

We didn't go inside but enjoyed walking around outside and taking some good pictures of the Castillo.

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed October 27, 2018 via mobile

To think what this castle endured during its life. Well we enjoyed its view and history and the kids actually listened throughout the tour. Something to definitely look into if your coming to this area.

Date of experience: September 2017
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Reviewed September 25, 2018 via mobile

Must see if you visit Tarifa.Lovely views of the port,the town.The girl that sold the tickets which are quite cheap,was extremely polite and helpful.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed September 17, 2018

The most interesting aspect of Tarifa is that Africa is only 14 kilometers away and Morocco's mountains can be seen everyday. In addition to the castle, the city itself has an old quarter that is quite interesting to walk through. One can also organize a...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Jean-Claude A
Reviewed September 16, 2018 via mobile

With a very cheap ticket you Will have the opportunity to visit inside and expecially outside the Castle. We Met a very kind man working There Who told us about some gossip as we'll! Best view on town, Sea and harbour from the tower or...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Maddalena1962
Reviewed September 13, 2018 via mobile

We visited this 1000year old waterfront castle that overlooks the port, beach and over the town. 4 euros each to enter and closes at 4.30pm. Well worth a visit

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank JK323
Reviewed August 20, 2018

It's nicely maintained, with some multimedia exhibitions. Great views of the city and the water. Just minutes away from the streets of the old town and can be a sight to include into the day trip.

Date of experience: August 2018
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