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Piazzale Castel San Pietro
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Island of Malta, Malta
Level 6 Contributor
89 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
“Disappointing”
Reviewed November 17, 2012

We climbed all the way to Castel San Pietro thinking it was somewhat similar to Castelvecchio. It took very long to go up the very steep, never ending steps right behind the Roman Theatre. Once we got up there, gasping for breath, we discover that the attraction is simply a square, from where you can get a wonderful view of the city of Verona, which we had already got earlier in the day from the Lamberti Tower. Not recommendable!

Visited November 2012
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Detroit, Michigan
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
“Go For the Views of the City”
Reviewed September 26, 2012

The views of the river, city and surrounding hills are amazing from the Castel San Pietro. The Castle itself is not the attraction here!

Visited September 2012
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british columbia
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“The view is worth the hike up”
Reviewed September 19, 2012

To see the city the best, hike up the hill to the Castel and enjoy the panoramic view of Verona. It should not be missed. Take the stairs down and wander through the streets and stop for a drink at a bar and relax

Visited September 2012
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Wuppertal, Germany
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32 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
“Why bother”
Reviewed August 28, 2012

To be honest, once you have made your way up the long hill - the sence of disappointment is hard to contain. The castle is certainly more impressive from the city, you cannot read the graffitti and see the broken/ boarded up windows from there. A lovely restaurant is located right near the summit, i would recommend you stopped there and saved yourself the disappointment

Visited August 2012
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Hailsham, United Kingdom
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“Just add this to your list”
Reviewed August 8, 2012

Where ever you go Verona will offer you something more and this just adds to the list. Just go and see

Visited July 2012
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