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Parque Monte del Castro

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Address: Paseo Cedros s/n, 36203 Vigo, Spain
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A MUST do, if you want to enjoy SPECTACULAR views of the city.

We were lucky and went up there on a clear sunny day. There is a fair amount of parking but it is at a walkable distance from the centre for the fully fit ones. Delightful gardens... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
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Crowborough, United Kingdom
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Crowborough, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We were lucky and went up there on a clear sunny day. There is a fair amount of parking but it is at a walkable distance from the centre for the fully fit ones. Delightful gardens with plenty of interesting features. To get to the top viewing area after you have parked, there is a gentle slope, not too long... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you are looking for a spot to get a birds eye view of the city without a drone then this is the place to visit. Offseason and in the morning during the week we had trouble finding parking. This may be the worst thing about the place. Be prepared to walk a little bit. Its free so its worth... More 

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Reviewed 18 April 2017 via mobile

This is a beautiful park with a good variety of lovely flowers, a gorgeous pond with a sculpture fountain and many areas to wander through and enjoy the views of the city and beyond. It is on a high hill, so it's a good climb and well worth the exercise. We enjoyed it very much.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 April 2017 via mobile

Bit of a trek to the top but you get incredible views! Theres a lovely fortress and there's a cafe up there too.

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Thank Lucy M
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 April 2017 via mobile

Dear all, I recommed, there is a excellent overview, and you could see all vigo. It's very fanny and pleasure.

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1 Thank Ester V
Dublin, Ireland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 March 2017

Many people visit here when their cruise ship pulls in and if you're one of those people, then it is well worth the climb. Its steep but manageable and all on tarmac, steps, etc, no grass, mud, etc. I was staying in Vigo and had more time to stay up here once I was up and although I wasn't feeling... More 

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Caerphilly, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 January 2017 via mobile

A visit to this park is well worth the climb, or if you feel lazy a trip on the hop on hop off bus. The gardens are well kept and the view of the Bay from the top is magnificent, but the climb is not for the faint hearted. Lots of shaded nooks when the weather is warm, but on... More 

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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 October 2016

A wonderful walk well worth the effort of the climb, with stunning views from the top and beautiful gardens/natural scenery. Unfortunately I visited when it was foggy but even still, the views were excellent! Information stands in English, Spanish, and Galician are a nice touch to learn about the history of the area.

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 October 2016

the ancient fortress point with nice park surrounding is a very pleasant tourist attraction ; you can walk up from plaza Espana and go down to old VIGO via the stairs to plaza do Rei

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 October 2016 via mobile

Its a must do in Vigo. The strolling is smooth with beautiful gardens and sight seeing. Full service and plenty of parking.

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