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Castillo de los Templarios

Avenida del Castillo s/n, 24400 Ponferrada, Spain
+34 987 40 22 44
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Castilla de la Templarios / Ponferrada

An ancient sites of interest, recently renoved, this large castle of Templar Knights, with history... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Manuela L
Luxembourg City, Luxembourg
A large and interesting castle

This is a very large Templar Knights castle somewhat hurt by dynamite blasting inside for a soccer... read more

Reviewed 5 December 2017
John M
Raleigh, North Carolina
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“templar castle” (16 reviews)
“audio guide” (6 reviews)
“great castle” (4 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
Avenida del Castillo s/n, 24400 Ponferrada, Spain
+34 987 40 22 44
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

An ancient sites of interest, recently renoved, this large castle of Templar Knights, with history merit a walk; there is a litlle museum inside with a small library where you can buy informations about the history .The medieval castle is a must to visit dating...More

Thank Manuela L
Reviewed 5 December 2017

This is a very large Templar Knights castle somewhat hurt by dynamite blasting inside for a soccer field. To get an idea of its size, it once help 2,900 laborers, 650 horsemen, 100 foot soldiers, and numerous mercenaries. There are many beautiful manuscripts in the...More

Thank John M
Reviewed 24 October 2017

This is a must stop in Ponferrada, "Castillo de los Templarios" a well kept fortress with great History of the Templar Knights in Spain. We were in Ponferrada during the feast of the "Virgen de la Encina" during our Pilgrimage to Santiago de Compostela. Inside...More

Thank Fernando O
Reviewed 1 October 2017 via mobile

Great piece of history. Medieval castle that you can walk through and see. Climb the walls and look around

Thank cayres
Reviewed 1 October 2017

The Templar Castle is worth a nice stop when in Ponferrada. We got the pilgrim discount and rented the audioguide. Took us around 2 hours to complete walking around to see tihe new and old areas as well as view fascimiles of old books. Take...More

Thank Jedibeeds
Reviewed 26 September 2017

There's no doubt the Castillo de Los Templarios was a fortress. During a visit here, you'll see the older portion of the castle as well as the new. The old one is very sparse, rough hewn, and exuding raw power. The newer portion is a...More

Thank SanNic44
Reviewed 23 September 2017 via mobile

When in Northern Spain this is a must stop. Well restored and managed this castel is a gem of the medieval world. The surroundings of the old town make it a day well worth spant

Thank johnnycns
Reviewed 19 August 2017

Ponferrada, the old Templar Castle Is worth a look if in you go, The staff there are very helpful Much more so than tourist info. The castle, once home to Templars bold, Has an interesting exhibition Of books more or less five centuries old In...More

Thank PoetPete2014
Reviewed 16 August 2017

Built around in the XIIth c., this is the main attraction in the heart of Ponferrada. It shouldn't be missed! The Castle is said to be one of the most impressive fortified buildings of the Northern Iberian peninsula and one of the most significant of...More

Thank Emira T
Reviewed 12 August 2017 via mobile

Lovely castle. A good place to visit with kids. Could do with better signposting inside though. Unfortunately didn't have time to serve much of the town but that looked lovely too.

Thank 20afellows12
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3 December 2016|
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Response from idito n | Reviewed this property |
No idea sorry
Marguerite C
4 March 2016|
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Response from CA_GSXR | Reviewed this property |
Yes, if I'm not mistaken it's around €10, but not sure.
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26 February 2016|
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Response from nivramkoorb | Reviewed this property |
I think we spent 2 hours which was enough. Worth the visit