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Castelo de Leiria

Leiria 2400, Portugal
+351 244 813 982
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Castle with nice view

We enjoyed our day in Leiria. There is not much information about the history of the castle. It's... read more

Reviewed 28 October 2017
Coman R
Very nice

Interesting example of a fortress turned castle. It has several well-preserved structures, such as... read more

Reviewed 10 October 2017
Munich, Germany
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Leiria 2400, Portugal
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Reviewed 28 October 2017

We enjoyed our day in Leiria. There is not much information about the history of the castle. It's worth visiting, you get to see some parts of the castle that are more ruins and others well preserved.

Thank Coman R
Reviewed 10 October 2017

Interesting example of a fortress turned castle. It has several well-preserved structures, such as the tower and the balcony, from where you have a very beautiful view. There is a lack of information about the historical importance of the place and the outside part deserves...More

Thank isa_gs
Reviewed 10 October 2017 via mobile

Although not much to see, this castle offers different architecture, with a veranda like room with gorgeous archs and splendid view.

Thank Alexandre C
Reviewed 7 July 2017 via mobile

We stopped into the town for lunch and walked up to the castle. It had nice views of the city and we probably stayed for about a hour. It was a very hot day and we walked from the town square so it was a...More

1  Thank Cassandra C
Reviewed 3 July 2017

I visited on a Sunday, not many other visitors, cafe shut drinks dispenser very fussy about coins , it would accept. Planted up with bulbs and flowering plants, cloisters at the top a shady place to sit.

Thank sophie1279
Reviewed 3 July 2017 via mobile

There isn't much to see in here for me. The castle itself is well intact and the view from the top is amazing but that's just about it. There isn't any kind of activity or even guided tours so it is just a castle. From...More

1  Thank iamfinn
Reviewed 10 June 2017

Very beautiful from outside, inside we can see the views to the city of Leiria and visit the museum, but at the end we have a sensation that ẃe could discover more about this monument. There are places we couldn't visit for sure.

Thank gmsf1975
Reviewed 21 May 2017

Easy to arrive by foot, even if a bit of a steep walk. Totally restored in the XXth century after the Napoleonic troops left it in ruins, the complex story around Ernesto Korrodi and the rehabilitation process is already worth a visit. Those interested in...More

1  Thank Vitor B
Reviewed 9 May 2017 via mobile

Hard to find and not much too it. Run down and no clear sign posts. The only highlight is the good views

Thank Deborah F
Reviewed 8 May 2017

Overall Leiria is a sympathetic city, with nice shops and little restaurants. To reach the "Castelo" you must climb a while, but that is, of course, also good for the condition. As every visitor will experience, on the top of the castle the views are...More

Thank Eduard O
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