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Castle Wall

Rua Joaquim Pedro Samora, Albufeira 8200-145, Portugal
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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
via mobile
Not really an attraction

Very small piece of the old castle. Just a small piece of wall about 20 feet wide containing some... read more

Reviewed 26 March 2016
Nomadman411978
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London, United Kingdom
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Very little of the old town castle (Al-buhera) remains; this section of wall is a reminder.
  • Excellent20%
  • Very good6%
  • Average35%
  • Poor33%
  • Terrible6%
2 Feb 2017
“Don't bother”
26 Mar 2016
“Not really an attraction”
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Rua Joaquim Pedro Samora, Albufeira 8200-145, Portugal
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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
Reviewed 30 April 2012

You can actually see part of the Castle walls and you enter through the old gates, lots of history seeing Al buhera (moorish spelling) up one of the little side streets there is an actual moorish arch still in tact

3  Thank John2604smith
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