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El Castillo Museo y Jardines

Carrera 9 32-269 | Loma de Los Balsos, El Poblado, Medellin 050014, Colombia
+57 4 2660900
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Valor ingreso: Adultos $12.000 COP Niños entre 3 y 11 años: $8.000 COP Estudiantes, presentando un carnet válido y vigente: $8.000 COP Parqueadero: Carros $6.000 Motos $3.000
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Carrera 9 32-269 | Loma de Los Balsos, El Poblado, Medellin 050014, Colombia
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1 - 10 of 135 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The gardens are quite lovely. Go by taxi, as walking there will definitely be a fairly exhausting uphill hike. Since we were there in December and didn't join a tour inside the place, we only were able to see the grounds and the various nativity...More

Thank Phil S
Reviewed 23 November 2017

this place is awesome. you can take your food and have a great time in its gardens there are tours of the mansion and they explain its history and tragedies that happened to the family. its great place to walk around and spend the day...More

Thank michelasies
Reviewed 13 November 2017 via mobile

It was like going back on time. The gardens were beautiful and well taken care of. You can view the city from this point.There is a lot of activities for kids and adults. It was very informative and the art inside the castle is amazing....More

Thank cuvo
Reviewed 10 November 2017

I'm usually positive when it comes to my reviews. I always start with what ever is good about the places or restaurants I review. So, with effort, I found something nice to say about the Castillo. The gardens are just ok, but fail to offer...More

1  Thank Conny N
Reviewed 8 November 2017

nice quiet spot to chill and maybe have a picnic with friends if the weather permits. From memory it was 10.000COP to enter. I wouldn't say it's outstanding and an absolute must visit but definitely good to escape that big city feeling and get some...More

Thank Ben K
Reviewed 7 November 2017

after visiting Medellin previously we were looking for somewhere new. I looked on trip advisor and found the castle. I couldn't understand why its not more widely known. We took a taxi and even the English speaking local taxi driver had never been there before...More

Thank Carol157
Reviewed 28 October 2017

El Castillo is an old family estate that was deeded to the city of Medellin. It offers several attractions, including classes in art & painting, gardening, interior decor, yoga, zumba, kids art classes, and much more. The tour of the old castle is a pleasant...More

Thank WriterBy
Reviewed 20 October 2017

The Castle, it's surrounding gardens and the views of Medellin are absolutely beautiful. I took the tour of the castle and enjoyed learning about the history.

Thank Randy H
Reviewed 1 October 2017

On other's advise, we did not tour the inside of the Castillo but the surrounding gardens make the entrance fee worthwhile. The grounds are well maintained and its a peaceful setting to enjoy a cafe con leche while taking in the mountain and city views....More

Thank Blake D
Reviewed 1 September 2017

I enjoyed seeing the grounds of the castle more than the interior. The inside tour was nice but in Spanish which is my fault for not knowing Spanish. :-) The grounds are beautiful with Spanish moss on the trees.. just gorgeous. My favorite picture from...More

Thank Julie B
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21 September 2015|
Response from PS401Bill | Reviewed this property |
You are writing to the wrong person. I never wrote such a comment in my review- "egregious proofs of old money in the hands of those who never had to work for" . I do not hold such views either.