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Address: Mounte Guanapay, Teguise, Lanzarote, Spain
Phone Number: 34928845001

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Climb to the top of the Castle

We were travelling around the Island by car and decided to drive up to the Castle. It is a long steep drive up and although a number if people were walking up I would not... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 13, 2016
DavidG5740
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Nottinghamshire, United Kingdom
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Limerick, Ireland
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38 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We like this place, the kids had a ball exploring the many rooms, my wife read all about the history on the displays on all of the rooms and I went on a photo expedition. It's a precarious drive up and the entrance is a bit precarious as well, we were there on a very windy day and I had... More 

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Thank munstertony
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9 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Breathtaking views from the top of the castle,my partner and I had a lovely walk up to it,it's quite steep going up and not for the faint hearted but once at the top the views of Alicante are amazing plus theirs afew cafes to sit down and catch your breath.

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Thank Emily l
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51 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Small castle, entry fee of 3€ for an adult. Collection of things to read and look at inside and different levels to roam. Once at the top, you see beautiful views all around for miles. A really nice quick visit, worth seeing.

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Thank OliviaandChriswerehere
Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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70 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

You cant visit the castle without paying to go in to the museum but at only 3Euros it is still a bargain. Great views from the battlements.

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Thank Kevin L
Nottinghamshire, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2016

We were travelling around the Island by car and decided to drive up to the Castle. It is a long steep drive up and although a number if people were walking up I would not recommend it unless you are very fit. There is a car parking area at the castle and a steep stone stairway to the entrance. The... More 

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Thank DavidG5740
Newcastle, United Kingdom
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41 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 112 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2016

After visiting the other sites on the island this didn't have the wow factor although the history is impressive if thats your kind of thing.

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Thank Jameos
Kent, England
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10 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2016

This castle now contains a comprehensive history of piracy in both pictures, written word and video. Displays appear in Spanish and English and if you wait for videos these will also be shown in English. Throughly entertaining time and very reasonably priced.

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Thank Peanut55
Liverpool, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2016

Ok, it's not swashbuckling pirates and not interactive, if you want your children to experience the history of the islands you will have read to them (depending on their reading skills) I was suprised (as mentioned in other review) how much the English heros like Drake etc were seen as pirates. The views you don't have to explain to kiddies... More 

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Thank Karowicz
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3 attraction reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2016 via mobile

Visited on a very windy day so gaining access up the stairs and over the drawbridge was an exciting addition to the trip before we set foot in the Castillo! The entrance fee is reasonable at €6 each and once inside the restored castle there are many exhibits and models that evoke the islands' turbulent history and involvement in piracy... More 

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Thank Neil L
Wellingborough, United Kingdom
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29 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2016

We weren't too sure about this as some previous reviews have not been the most favourable, but this was great for the kids and it cave us a different view of some British hero's who are (correctly) deemed to be pirates by other nationalities. The views from the top of the castle were fantastic (even in poor weather) and we... More 

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