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Castillo de la Concepcion: Tours & Tickets

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The Conception Castle is the best starting point to discover the city and acquire an overview of its 3,000 years of history. Located on the hill of the same name, it has served as the enclave to a Roman temple dedicated to Asclepius, a Muslim...more
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
Calle Gisbert 10, 30202 Cartagena, Municipality of Cartagena, Spain
+34 968 50 00 93
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

The views alone are reason enough to visit the castle. The landscaping around the castle (El Parque Torres), and the castle itself are also worth visiting. At each of the overlooks there are plaques identifying the key things you are looking at. We enjoyed our...More

Date of experience: November 2019
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Reviewed 14 October 2019 via mobile

We thoroughly enjoyed our visit to this historic site. You have an option of taking an elevator to the top or you can make the climb. The views from the top are spectacular and we enjoyed the peacocks that were strutting around. We also found...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Gail Z
Reviewed 13 October 2019 via mobile

Sadly this castle, which claims to have a fascinating history was closed when we visited. This was despite the information saying the opening times. The views from the plaza near the summit are especially good to the harbour. It is a long climb, but it...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Akumuk
Reviewed 9 October 2019 via mobile

A short walk from the harbour and in the midst of the old town. A lot of walking to get to but some impressive views from the top. The museum itself isn’t very interesting but entry was only E7.50 for both of us. Grounds are...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank CraigH0901
Reviewed 12 September 2019

Worth a visit if only for the views and the panoramic lift which takes you there. Quite small inside but great to walk around.

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Steve K
Reviewed 7 September 2019 via mobile

Some nice views but be prepared to climb some steps, although I believe there is a lift available on the other side of the Castillo we walked? Took a late afternoon stroll up to Castillo which also gives you a chance to look over the...More

Date of experience: August 2019
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Reviewed 16 August 2019

Take the Panoramic Lift from the street up to this edifice above the port of Cartagena - otherwise it'll be a long hot climb! The medieval castle, with its' many peacocks, is impressive and there are a lot of historic costumes and many other interesting...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank Jeremy S
Reviewed 7 August 2019

We were on a cruise tour, and stopped at the port but I had been doing a lot of sightseeing and was tired. It was a very hot and humid day. I couldn't keep up with the tour guide and I had to stop 3/4...More

Date of experience: July 2019
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Reviewed 4 August 2019 via mobile

After walking around the whole area we arrived at the top to the castle, we were happy to pay the entrance fee and they provided a variety of information for you to read and the views were great.

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Mermaidmelissa
Cartagena P, Director de Relaciones Públicas at Castillo de la Concepcion, responded to this reviewResponded 14 August 2019

Thank you very much for your commentaries

Reviewed 24 July 2019 via mobile

Concepción Castle, locally known as Castillo de la Concepción, lies on a hill in the center of the city of Cartagena in the province of Murcia in Spain. Cartagena was founded in 3rd century BCE by by the Carthaginian general Hasdrubal. Subsequently it has been...More

Date of experience: July 2019
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10 February 2016|
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Response from cheffy48 | Reviewed this property |
The Castle is about 10 minutes walk and then there is a lift from the street up to a stage where there still is a bit of uphill walking to the very top. My Wife has COPD and we walked into the Town centre on fairly flat... More
26 August 2015|
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Response from John P | Reviewed this property |
Yes, the end of this month, 31st August :)