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Make time if you are near

The kids ran around outside, exploring the grassy area surrounding the building — a cacophony of... read more

Reviewed 21 January 2018
Portland, Oregon
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Very cool Dragon Tree

Not a lot to see inside the castle but certainly an interesting story and worth a wander if you... read more

Reviewed 28 February 2017
Ottawa, Canada
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  • Average31%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible2%
22 Jul 2018
“Short visit”
14 Mar 2018
“A historical bulding belonging to Mr. Piria.”
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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Reviewed 23 July 2018 via mobile

Me and my boyfriend were with other two couples and we hang out for a while. We took the coach from Piriapolis to Pan de Azucar (we hop off the bus once it went by Piria Castle) and then we took it back to Piriapolis....More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank montevideowanderlust
Reviewed 15 March 2018

Mr. Piria a staunch entrepreneur who bought and sold land and developed Piriapolis, (the city of Piria) was a Mason and also an alchemist. The castle is full of symbolism that deserves to be known.

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank Milton H
Reviewed 21 January 2018 via mobile

The kids ran around outside, exploring the grassy area surrounding the building — a cacophony of birds in the trees and the soft evening light makes it a stunning memory. My husband and I enjoyed learning about the unique history of the area as well...More

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank Cherish_Travel
Reviewed 25 November 2017

Castle itself is not interesting as a building. Nothing of interest inside. Displays are poor. This castle is a bus ride of 20 minutes and there is only one bus an hour. The museum is free so if you are driving you might stop. Really...More

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank FlutistCPA
Reviewed 28 February 2017

Not a lot to see inside the castle but certainly an interesting story and worth a wander if you have some free time and want something to do. Some period furniture pieces here and there, one roped-off room with a collection of heirlooms inside as...More

Date of experience: February 2017
1  Thank Nancy_Ottawa
Reviewed 14 January 2017 via mobile

This historic home of the visionary founder of this town is a must see. The story behind this man is fascinating and his home , while parts may need a bit of upkeep, is still in good condition. There are no stalls or shops so...More

Date of experience: January 2017
Thank claudia2116
Reviewed 13 October 2016

Read the review and was excited to see , but the reality was not satisfying at all .Very small building compared to any other castles I have ever seen , and not much to see inside . Its on the way to Pan de Azucar...More

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank Santanu S
Reviewed 6 April 2016 via mobile

Interesting town. One of my favorite in Uruguay. Castle is interesting but the man that built it is an even better story. I suggest a stop then into town for lunch.

Date of experience: January 2016
1  Thank Paintedcutiger
Reviewed 12 June 2015

This is the placed we enjoyed the most from Piriapolis. We visited the castle with a guide who kindly responded all our enquiries. The place has a unique atmosphere and you may feel you are in the middle of some magic spell going on.

Date of experience: March 2015
Thank Lalita_Viajera
Reviewed 18 May 2015

You can enjoy the castle, walk in the garden, view go up to the tower, and more. It's a great place to visit with kids.

Date of experience: February 2015
Thank fabianimaz
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