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Castello di San Giorgio

XXVII Marzo | 19121, La Spezia, Italy
+39 0187 751142
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Pleasant and fascinating

We’ve been to a ton of museums and castles in Europe, but we enjoyed this visit very much. We were... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
thermwk
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Seattle
Recommended for people interested in Roman history and for the views

The castle itself is also nice, but the main thing here is the Roman history. In case you are... read more

Reviewed 28 December 2017
Mikko S
,
Helsinki, Finland
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XXVII Marzo | 19121, La Spezia, Italy
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"roman mosaics"
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"great view of the city"
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We’ve been to a ton of museums and castles in Europe, but we enjoyed this visit very much. We were here on a Sunday and had very little company as we toured at leisure. I could have wished that the descriptions of the many fascinating...More

1  Thank thermwk
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Reviewed 28 December 2017

The castle itself is also nice, but the main thing here is the Roman history. In case you are interested in the subject, I would recommend to visit. The visit according to my memory was 5 EUR, so the price should not be an obstacle...More

1  Thank Mikko S
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Reviewed 10 November 2017

There are 48 people who call this castle home. The take care of the grounds, as well as surrounding fields and orchards. It is well worth the time to explore it.

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Reviewed 3 November 2017

We went up many flights of stairs to reach this attraction then discovered when we got to the top there were two glass elevators to it if we had just walked along another street. Admission is either to just see the views or to see...More

1  Thank maizedaisy
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Reviewed 16 October 2017 via mobile

The walk up is a good way to see more áreas of Granada. At the top you have a great view. But the best view is to climb the steps to the top of the bell tower. Your 2 euros go toward the restoration .

1  Thank SeaTurtleSuz
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Reviewed 4 October 2017

Costello di San Giogio is a museum within a castle. Built overlooking the harbour of La Spezia it contains a collection of Roman and pre-Roman artifacts. The museum is not overly extensive so it can be examined in a reasonable amount of time. The only...More

Thank Wiayne H
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Reviewed 23 September 2017

We visited this castle during a visit to the beautiful little town of La Spezia. Once we reached the top the views were great and provided a good opportunity to observe the area from above. Inside the castle was a brilliant museum displaying ancient items,...More

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Reviewed 11 July 2017

The castle can be reached by walking but there is a lift and funicular which makes it really easy. The castle itself was built in the 13th century and it has a museum. Admission is 3.5 euros and it is well worth it for the...More

1  Thank CoachLo
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Reviewed 15 May 2017

If you want to visit the Castel, you can take a lift; nice medieval decorated castel, there are also a museum, with informations of his history, books and souvenirs;

Thank Manuela L
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Reviewed 19 April 2017

You can catch 2 lifts to get to the castle or walk up several flights of steps. There are Roman exhibits including a few mosaics as well as some Egyptian exhibits. The displays are all in Italian. There are good city views from the top...More

Thank Rodman100
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Response from SeaTurtleSuz | Reviewed this property |
Might be too late but at the Cruise port look up and you will see the "castle". We liked La Spezia. Had one of the most enchanting water fountain parks I have ever seen. It is beautiful day or night and a perfect place to... More
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