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Time stands still

This is an interesting abandoned village in northern Extremadura. It was abandoned to make way for... read more

Reviewed 20 August 2017
Chileice
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London, ON
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The abandoned village of Granadilla is a kind of open air museum on a tip of land on the shore of... read more

Reviewed 18 May 2017
Helmut F
,
Irun, Spain
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Reviewed 20 August 2017

This is an interesting abandoned village in northern Extremadura. It was abandoned to make way for the dam and lake that surround it. The views from the castle are amazing. However, I thought that we would be able to enter more of the buildings. Many...More

Thank Chileice
Reviewed 18 May 2017

The abandoned village of Granadilla is a kind of open air museum on a tip of land on the shore of the lake. It is a walled city with a tower, all is open to visit and free of charge. A group of students are...More

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Reviewed 13 June 2016 via mobile

This place return us to a few centuries ago. The castle and the surrounding lands were managed by Familia d'Alba between the XV and XIX. Today, the tower, well preserved, and the ancient village inside the castle are in a reconstruction project. Now, after the...More

Thank Antonio C
Reviewed 23 February 2016

If you are close to Granadilla you must visit. The town was abandoned due to fears of flooding when the local dam was built. Walking around the old streets and into the main square brings you back in time and allows you to imagine what...More

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