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“A very interesting piece of history” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of Caernarfon Castle

Caernarfon Castle
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Snowdonia Scenes and Caernarfon Castle Private Day Trip from Llandudno
Ranked #1 of 41 things to do in Caernarfon
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Owner description: Wales' most famous and attractive castle, built in 1284.
Durrington, United Kingdom
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222 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
“A very interesting piece of history”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 2, 2013

Location of the investiture of Prince Charles, Caernarfon is a beautiful castle ruin that is well preserved and is full of useful historical facts as you go around it. Dating back to the 13th century, it unashamedly pushes the activities the Welsh have done in many historic wars including our most recent ones. Be brave and climb any of the towers to get awesome views of the surrounding town and estuary and views across to Anglesey.

Visited October 2013
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Burlington, Vermont
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
“A walk back in time...”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 2, 2013

Once past the turnstile, you're free to wander and explore. Beware! Some of the stairs are scary! Some nicely presented displays are worthwhile, too.

Visited August 2013
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Cheddar, United Kingdom
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“fitness required”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 2, 2013

Very dramatic. If don't take a guided tour(costs extra but would save a lot of time) you are in the dark and will climb millions of narrow stairways with no point nor explanation.
After about 90 mins I felt ill with fatigue.

Visited September 2013
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Redhill, United Kingdom
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65 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
“Beautiful”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 29, 2013

A beautiful romantic castle right on the coast, set inside castle walls, very rustic. Towers over the town, just magical

Visited May 2013
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Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
“Good value for money”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 27, 2013

I'm not into castles but I enjoyed my walk round and you can spend a reasonable amount of time there. Lots of small steps as you would except. Didn't find staff very friendly.

Visited September 2013
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