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Castle Of Lorca

Closed Now: 10:30 am - 4:30 pm
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The Castle of Lorca is the hallmark of the city, symbol of power and the incessant struggle between the Nasrid kingdom of Granada and the Crown of Castile. The castle-fortress is a place where history is lived first hand through exhibitions...more
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
Calle Zonas Verdes, 30800 Lorca, Spain
+34 968 95 96 46
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All reviews audio guide car park jewish quarter worth a visit interesting history stunning views interesting place surrounding area tapas extra cost few hours couple of hours entrance fee spanish language points of interest del sol walk up
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The castle was constructed between the 9th and 15th centuries. Lorca was conquered by the Castilian Infante Don Alfonso, the future Alfonso X, in 1244, and the fortress became a key defensive point against the Kingdom of Granada. For 250 years, Lorca Castle was a...More

1  Thank Felixstowe2016
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great experience with amazing views. First visit, and definitely going to go back. Went with family, they thoroughly enjoyed it too.

Thank LesleySP31
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The castle is well signposted as soon as you reach the town and parking is right outside it. It is quite a way from the town centre and up a large hill so if you don't have a car I'm not sure how you'd get...More

Thank MarcusHurley
Reviewed 24 September 2018

It is an inexpensive tour but worthwhile if you are here. The history of Spain and the castles...the various Duchies and monarchs who make up its rich tapestry of history is always worth exploring.

Thank TrevorCiganin
Reviewed 23 September 2018

We walked around the castle and the grounds for about 1h15. Interesting audio guide explanation and history lesson. We paid 6 euros each which is a bargain I think. We were just disappointed because we wanted to visit the main tower but the guided tours...More

Thank FMSh
Reviewed 22 August 2018

The audio-guide is great, however be sure to ask for one with full battery. My turned off half-way and when I tried to turn it on again the language was changed. Nice views, interesting history and archeological digs.

Thank Jarl-Magnus
Reviewed 19 August 2018

We visited it during holiday this year. We had to walk up to the castle because of the tourist train was out of order this season and we did not want to drive a car . But the views and the historic experience is worth...More

Thank adamgoralczyk
Reviewed 3 August 2018 via mobile

The castle takes about an hour to walk around and an audio guide on your own language is included in the price (6 Euros each). We walked around in 40 degree heat so it was very hot up on the hill. But it’s definitely worth...More

Thank Marisa W
Reviewed 27 July 2018 via mobile

Really interesting site helped by use of hand held ear pieces in English. History of local area covered really well with good route taking you out of heat of sun. Worth a visit.

Thank Lindsay T
Reviewed 21 July 2018

An amazing castle and so much has been done to preserve this historic building. The guided section was done in English and really interesting. You get an audio guide to use while wandering the castle. They could have done with more benches in the shade...More

Thank lynn b
Lorcatur, Gerente at Castle Of Lorca, responded to this reviewResponded 14 August 2018

Dear visitor, thank you for your opinion about your experience in the Castle of Lorca. You can see more information on our website.

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15 November 2018|
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Response from Felixstowe2016 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry I can't help on that one but enjoy anyway.
3 December 2017|
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Response from Lorcatur | Property representative |
Yes, the "good dogs" can also visit the castle of Lorca, they should always wear their leash and be watched by their owners.
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23 September 2017|
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Response from Lorcatur | Property representative |
Hello! The castle of Lorca is open on december from 10,30 am to 18,30 pm everyday, except 24th, 25th and 31st. When would you like to visit The castle?
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