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when we were on our tour we were hoping to check Amigos Castle out but unfortunatly it was closed... read more

Reviewed 20 November 2018
Marie A
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Brisbane, Australia
Red door castle

Had a look at Amigos Castle while doing the red door tour. Pretty quirky and interesting. Amazing... read more

Reviewed 4 November 2018
Andyjam2110
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Newcastle, Australia
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Reviewed 20 November 2018

when we were on our tour we were hoping to check Amigos Castle out but unfortunatly it was closed which was a pity it would have been nice to look inside

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Marie A
Reviewed 4 November 2018 via mobile

Had a look at Amigos Castle while doing the red door tour. Pretty quirky and interesting. Amazing to think that it was built by one bloke. Do check it out.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Andyjam2110
Reviewed 19 October 2018

Intriguing construction, one man's vision of determination. Using various elements i.e. wood, metal, brick to create inspirational pieces with witty comments and verse to accompany them in the decorated surrounds

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Elizabeth C
Reviewed 13 October 2018 via mobile

If you are bored and need something to do go and see Amigos castle. It's an unfinished labour of love by one person. There is an art gallery there as well showing painting by a local artist.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank StevenR245
Reviewed 7 October 2018

Take cash! Some great artwork to see too, an amazing amount of work has gone into this place and great to get a detailed history on it from the guide.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Zacmagic
Reviewed 4 October 2018

What one man can do with no mechanical assistance is quite amazing . When you look out the back where he lives , he has kept the 44 gallon drums .Pity the building is not finished

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Zillar
Reviewed 29 August 2018 via mobile

Wow, Anita the tour guide was fantastic, what a character. Very passionate about Amigos castle, and lightning ridge itself. Amigo himself and Anita are mining partners, they mine in the summertime. Anita is the voice for Amigo as he prefers his privacy these days, but...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 24 August 2018 via mobile

Oh my gosh! What did this man is something incredible! we spent a couple of hours with Amigo and Anita! Amigo is an italian Super hero! and.. he comes from the same town as me in Italy, TREVISO!!!!! we spoke italian and we had great...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Martina L
Reviewed 23 August 2018

What an amazing building and a amazing man who is building and we were lucky enough to meet him and have a great chat to him about his building and his life in lighting ridge.His building and what he's doing reminded us of Jose paranella...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank rosandmike
Reviewed 22 August 2018 via mobile

What a fantastic and unique place, castle built out of stones and cement, all done by hand by one Italian man!! AWESOME job and what a monumental effort!!!!! Inspiring! A must see and do if in lightning Ridge.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Glen E
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Follow the red car 🚗 door tour. Door no. 4 or go 2 LR tourist info for further details/maps
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