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Rua Direita | Santa Maria, Obidos 2510-079, Portugal
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 14 November 2015

Well worth a visit. You can walk round the wall but must be careful as it is very opened. The town is lovely to walk round but can be a bit busy with day Tripper's during day. Quitier at after about 5pm and at night...More

2  Thank Alicey5
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Reviewed 12 March 2015

This won't be the most exciting castle you'll see in Europe. Its barely there. Though it does frame the village quite nicely.

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All reviews surrounding countryside be careful steep stairs health and safety worth the climb wall walk walking shoes within the walls narrow streets medieval times worth a stop medieval festival lots of shops chocolate cups sheer drop nice walk old city
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Reviewed 1 week ago

There are a lot of castles to see in Portugal and this is a good one to see. The town itself is pleasantly touristy.

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The obidos castle completely and closes the village. Is quite enjoyable to walk the perimeter and see the surrounding Countryside. However, be warned that the castle walk does not have a railing on the inside and the walking is rather difficult.

Thank 714russellj
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We visited Óbidos Castle in the second part of September. We drove our rental car from Colares, Sintra. We had no problem to park outside the wall (paid parking). We started our visit from walking on the wall all around the Óbidos village. It was...More

1  Thank RItraveler512
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

An exceptional experience Gray room great food great ambience. I am so glad we decided to spend a night here. I highly recommend it.

Thank tur-retur
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The crenellated walls of the castle of Obidos are beautiful and are worth the climb to get there. Fair warning - the path around the castle wall only has a wall on the exterior side. On the interior, there is no wall or railing ......More

Thank Bill A
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Overlooking the village is the impressive Obidos Castle. It is partly a hotel but mostly open to the public. Excellent viewpoints form the ramparts.

Thank ogerkan
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Worth visiting by walking on the ramparts to or from the castle. Also there are some areas accessed only through the possada so it is worth exploring inside. The rampart walk is wonderful although much of it has no railing or other barrier so it...More

Thank JSFXVA
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were lucky enough to stay just outside the castle walls, so got to see it close up. It does rather take the breath away in its sheer scale, dominating the region and suggesting that any previous medieval armies hoping to take it would have...More

2  Thank Brimble
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The castle is now a guesthouse, but you can go to the restaurant or simply take pictures from outside. Óbidos is a medieval village surrounded by walls, that is 1 hour far from Lisboa by car or by bus. It's a charming city and if...More

Thank Relax722887
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Whilst we did not spend time in the Castle itself, the well preserved walls are a feature you cannot miss and well worth taking a walk of at least a part. We decided to avoid the very busy section close to the City entrance and...More

1  Thank bsandrs
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nautregal
21 January 2018|
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Response from Iain F | Reviewed this property |
The castle is the main thing in Obidos, it will keep you busy for a few hours including walking the ram parts and exploring the walled town. The church inside the walls is also worth a visit.
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Margie T
19 March 2015|
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Response from DANMD | Reviewed this property |
HI Margie As you come from Lisbon the bus will leave you in the parking area specially designed for. As you are going a little bit backward you'll find the TOWN'S GATE (nicely decorated with ceramic tiles - azulejos). To... More
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