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Castle Wall

Rua Joaquim Pedro Samora, Albufeira 8200-145, Portugal
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Not worth it

A wall with nothing left on the inside. Don't know what I paid for. If you've seen it from the... read more

Reviewed 3 August 2017
David B
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Don't bother

I'm a bit of a culture vulture & am happy to track down a church etc but this really is a waste of... read more

Reviewed 2 February 2017
Phil-Joel
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Sydney, Australia
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Very little of the old town castle (Al-buhera) remains; this section of wall is a reminder.
  • Excellent18%
  • Very good6%
  • Average33%
  • Poor31%
  • Terrible12%
3 Aug 2017
“Not worth it”
2 Feb 2017
“Don't bother”
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Rua Joaquim Pedro Samora, Albufeira 8200-145, Portugal
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Reviewed 3 August 2017 via mobile

A wall with nothing left on the inside. Don't know what I paid for. If you've seen it from the outside you know what you get when you get inside...

Thank David B
Reviewed 2 February 2017 via mobile

I'm a bit of a culture vulture & am happy to track down a church etc but this really is a waste of time.

Thank Phil-Joel
Reviewed 26 March 2016

Very small piece of the old castle. Just a small piece of wall about 20 feet wide containing some original stonework.A large part is still under the current buildings.

1  Thank Nomadman411978
Reviewed 15 October 2015

You can see that´s an old wall. You will not get excited. It is poorly restored and gives you a feeling that it is an artificial wall. Not worth visiting!

1  Thank Frits L
Reviewed 8 October 2015

If you miss this no big deal. As far as history goes this is not very exciting, especially if you have been around and travelled.

Thank Robert B
Reviewed 5 August 2015

Like most towns of the old days, there are remnants of the old town, castle or city walls, I say remnants, because that is what is left, not much in this case, I saw the photo saying 'Norte Porta' and it brought me back, still...More

1  Thank Theycallitmadness
Reviewed 17 October 2014

Looked a few times for the Castle Wall & think I found it up a steep winding street in the Old Town. There is a plaque next to it in Portuguese saying Northern Entrance , so I think that must be it . My photo...More

Thank sugarandspice2
Reviewed 2 February 2013

Found the castle wall on one of my walks around Albufeira but not really much to look at. There is simply a piece of the old castle wall and a plaque in Portugese.

5  Thank neillyb57
Reviewed 1 October 2012

well worth a trip to see the castle wall.. beautiful place :) we really enjoyed our holiday.. albuferia is an amazing place

1  Thank Nedine M
Reviewed 15 August 2012

Amazing especially at night it was a wow we strolled along it looking out onto the beach with a lovely cool breeze coming off the sea

1  Thank panaceaSheffield
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