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Castillo Templario Ponteficio

Calle Castillo S/N, 12598 Peniscola, Spain
+34 964 48 00 21
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Historical castle with beautiful places and tiny streets inside, good restaurants, bars and shops

As written in the title, the Peniscola Castle / Castillo is a gem stone at the Costa Azahar. It is... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Karlsruhe, Germany

This castle is unique in that it was built by the Knights Templar, and has been restored to its... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Langley, BC
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Calle Castillo S/N, 12598 Peniscola, Spain
+34 964 48 00 21
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Reviewed 1 week ago

As written in the title, the Peniscola Castle / Castillo is a gem stone at the Costa Azahar. It is located on a rock and surrounded by a huge wall. When you step inside through one of the big gates, you´ll find yourselve in another...More

Thank alexwag
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This castle is unique in that it was built by the Knights Templar, and has been restored to its original condition. More of a fortress than the typical castles you would visit . There is so much to see. The history behind the castle is...More

Thank Langley4
Reviewed May 7, 2017

This castle has been restored sympathetically and has many interactive displays to make it all the more interesting and to explain the history. The castle can be quite physical so come prepared . Also included in the price of the ticket which is great value...More

Thank GlynnJones2016
Reviewed October 29, 2016

you can see the whole city and the sea from here. it is an impressive place. don't miss the lighthouse near it

2  Thank Adrian P
Reviewed September 19, 2016

This is a stunningly beautiful place - reached either by walking 10-15 minutes up a steep hill or via a taxi. We walked up. Very glad. Views are incredible - please see below.

2  Thank Seniordad
Reviewed September 10, 2016

In the 13 century Jakob (Jaime I ), king of Aragon conquested the region; The castle is drop on a half rock, hight in the sea, with a past time with knights of Templer, and Ordens of Montesa, called yesterday Maestres; later on it was...More

Thank Manuela L
Reviewed August 17, 2016

we took a small detour to come here between Valencia and Tortosa...glad we made the effort to have a wander here and look up the viewpoint/castle and related history. The castle is a nice slow climb from the beach area and a nice mini workout...More

Thank Gary S
Reviewed August 3, 2016

It's a great castle, inside and out, not that cheap, but not too expensive either. The view is breathtaking. If you are in the area, do not miss it.

Thank Corina O
Reviewed July 27, 2016 via mobile

The Castle is a must to visit when your in Peniscola ,if you like history and spectacular views from the top of the castle , there are lots of steep stair cases so be prepared , entry is 5euro,kids under 9 free , admission gives...More

Thank Kieran O
Reviewed July 13, 2016

Peniscola is like a tale of 2 cities. The modern town, then the town below the castle which is beautifully old and quaint. Lots of cobbled streets lead to the castle, they are filled with shops restaurants and bars and come alive in the evening....More

Thank Bramley9
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