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Address: Parque Torres Monte de la Concepcion, Cartagena, Spain
Phone Number:
+34 968 50 00 93
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours

This museum gives a wonderful view of the port and explains the history of...

This museum gives a wonderful view of the port and explains the history of Cartagena founded in 229 BC by Hanibal as New Carthage

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USD 28.55*
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Cartagena Small Group Walking Tour
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Private Cartagena and La Manga Tour

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Buy combo ticket to see numerous attractions. Good deal.

It was a nice day so this was a pleasure to visit. Interesting preserved keep. Peacocks in garden area.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Culebra, Puerto Rico
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Holiday, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW

The castle offers a panoramic view of the port area. It's not the best preserved castle we've seen but still offers a historical perspective as to the defense it provided overlooking the harbor. Entrance is thru the museum and Is worth the 6 Euros P.P. charged.

Thank Mike V
Ft. Lauderdale, FL
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55 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We were here with a tour and our guide was excellent. The views form the top of the castle are amazing and the best in the city!

Thank bfg305
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We are in town with the Celebrity Reflection. Spent the whole day bouncing between historical attractions and tapas joints. This castle is a little light on things to see inside but well well worth the view of the entire city from the top. There is also a great spot to do a selfie with the ship and port in the... More 

Thank ArtMacNew
Brooklyn, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

We did not go in but if you are looking for a place with great views and some wildlife too, visit here. The peacocks were friendly and were eating out of our drivers hands. We hired a cabdriver to take us around and it worked out perfectly.

Thank lisab4142014
Culebra, Puerto Rico
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 135 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It was a nice day so this was a pleasure to visit. Interesting preserved keep. Peacocks in garden area.

Thank twoscratchy
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274 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 206 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

You can get the lift to the the grounds of the castle otherwise it is a steep walk. When you are their the grounds are very pleasant with many trees an flowers and the odd peacock here and there. Inside the castle there are some nice exhibits and a lot of the information is on dvd etc that is sub-titled... More 

Thank budeSheffield
Falkirk, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great visit, great views, lots of boards explaining the views, leaflet about the castle. 2 adults,2 concessions was only €13, well worth it.

Thank David S
Bristol, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 April 2017

Great summary of the history of Cartagena. (We recommend buying the combined ticket if you plan to visit a number of the sites in the old city.) The information is provided in different formats so you don't get bored - also the written detail is pocket-sized so you are happy to read it all! The views from the castle are... More 

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United Kingdom
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Reviewed 13 February 2017

There is a small park surrounding the keep with views around the city and boards pointing out interesting buildings, there are a few peacocks roaming around as well. You have to pay to enter the keep but within it are displays and video showing its history and the various cultures that have fought over it through the centuries. Away from... More 

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Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 January 2017

Easy walk uphill (or take lift behind the hill). View films with English subtitles. Interesting displays.

Thank Elga K

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