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Place de Verdun, 66000, Perpignan, France
+33 4 68 35 42 05
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A very impressive ancient gate to the City

There is quite a lot of climbing but the view of the City from the tower is unrivalled. The... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Alan T
Plymouth, United Kingdom
The symbol of Perpignan

It only cost 2 Euro entrance fee! It is the historic gate to the town and a leaflet, available in... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Cheltenham, United Kingdom
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  • Average21%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“old town” (6 reviews)
“small museum” (3 reviews)
“great view” (4 reviews)
Place de Verdun, 66000, Perpignan, France
+33 4 68 35 42 05
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

There is quite a lot of climbing but the view of the City from the tower is unrivalled. The displays are also well done but you need good French

Thank Alan T
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It only cost 2 Euro entrance fee! It is the historic gate to the town and a leaflet, available in English, gives you a brief history. The information panels in the rooms give a more in depth history of Perpignan but are in French. It...More

Thank RoaminNome
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This place stands out as something worth visiting and is a pittance to get in. In truth there isn't a lot inside but there is a lot of history retold on wall plaques, and a set of stairs to climb up the tower - and...More

Thank really_razamataz
Reviewed 18 September 2017 via mobile

Had a guiding tour to the top ( 142 steps up. ) My husband understand France but I only a little bit. So I Would recommend English guide if you don't speak France. A lot of information. The view was worth the walking !

Thank Elín H
Reviewed 6 September 2017

Great walk up the stairs, beautiful. Iews, interesting museum. But impossible for people with physical difficulties. Needs a lift.

Thank lja1Uk
Reviewed 9 August 2017

Well worth a visit.English translation would be nice but were able to enjoy without.Adults pay to get in but cannot remember how much.Kids are free.Well worth whatever we paid.

Thank peterfalvey
Reviewed 1 August 2017

The welcome here is friendly and the advice to go up the tower well worth taking - only 2 euros for a pretty good view of the river, the cathedral and the palace. It is a fair way to the top but the cool breeze...More

Thank David F
Reviewed 21 July 2017 via mobile

If you don't read French don't expect to spend a lot of time here as all the explanations are only in French (possibly some Spanish too.) Saying that, my 4 children and I enjoyed exploring the rooms and looking at the exhibits. Also the view...More

Thank Emtci
Reviewed 13 July 2017 via mobile

Situated in the center of the city, this building was a prison in ancient time...entrance is 2 euro for adults and free for kids but is nothing special...explanations are wroten in frech. You can go up to 141 stairs to see the city

Thank akiko13
Reviewed 30 June 2017

Nice castle, used to be a prison for a long time. If you want to see the view and cannot face hundred and forty steps in the heat then try going to Galleries Lafayette across the street. They have just opened a very nice roof...More

Thank jimbo2006
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