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Disappointing visit

Free entrance, they've built a modern building onto the ruins but there was no literature about the... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
c0verdale
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Riverview, Canada
Disappointed

Free but every door was closed, no historical comments. feels more like a congres house than castle.

Reviewed 22 April 2015
LoranSea
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Lagos, Portugal
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4 weeks ago
“Disappointing visit”
17 Oct 2018
“Sad to see”
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Free entrance, they've built a modern building onto the ruins but there was no literature about the history of the castle and no signs explaining what you are looking at as you walk through.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank c0verdale
Reviewed 17 October 2018

After a 10 minute walking we expected much more than what we got. Not much of the castle survived to the Centuries and the refurbishing of the XXI Century seems a good dead that died afterwards. There is not much to see, the renewed parts...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank SoniaP00
Reviewed 22 April 2015

Free but every door was closed, no historical comments. feels more like a congres house than castle.

Date of experience: April 2015
Thank LoranSea
Reviewed 18 March 2014

First of all, it's not possible to visit the castle, but they're trying to give a new appearance to the castle so you can visit all of it. By now, yu can only visit an awful tower with a non-interesting exposition. Outside you can see...More

Date of experience: March 2014
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Reviewed 3 November 2013

This castle is an interesting juxtaposition of medieval and modern. A stylish new building of glass, slate and wood has been built within the castle courtyard, allowing glimpses of the medieval structure, and fleeting views from some of the windows. This building is used for...More

Date of experience: October 2013
Thank Lynherlynda
Reviewed 2 April 2013

There was an interesting attempt to modernise the castle, bringing in new architectural concepts that modernise the overall look of the castle. Although the overall result can be considered interesting/nice, unfortunately you can't do what you normally do in castles: walk around the castle walls...More

Date of experience: March 2013
Thank pjm_pt
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