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Castle of Santa Barbara
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Private Santa Barbara Castle Tour in Alicante
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Private Half-Day Walking Tour of Alicante
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Alicante Private Half Day Tour
Ranked #2 of 141 things to do in Alicante
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Owner description: Perched on a hillside, this historic 16th-century castle and fortress overlooks the town of Alicante.
Reviewed January 2, 2013

Overlooking Alicante. On top of the mountain. Too many steps to climb, so only admired it from a distance.

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Reviewed January 2, 2013

a must when visiting alicante, if your energetic you could walk up. you can go on a hop on bus or even a taxi, 5euros,there is plenty to see, and a cafe bar up at the top

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Reviewed December 25, 2012

Loved the elevator rise itself. The elevator entrance from the beach was awesome engineering. Of course quite cheap ride too. Nice castle ruins offering great views around. We were also blessed with a fantastic weather in December !!

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Reviewed December 20, 2012

Right in the middle of Alicante with spectacular views over the city. castle Santa Barbara can make any adult re-live days of pirates and buccaneers.

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Reviewed December 11, 2012

There are great views of the whole of Alicante from the top of this castle. I watched the sunset there. Entry is free and it is open long hours.
A museum of Alicante occupies some of the rooms. I particularly liked an animated film about Alicante's history.
You can ascend to nearly the top of the castle by elevator (free for over-60s, otherwise 2.40 euros). The entrance is on the road alongside the promenade by the sea. It's quite pleasant to come down by foot along the winding paths and staircases.

1  Thank David W
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