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Steeped in history and great views

Great views of the surrounding area. Castle is interesting, you can walk the walls to get a birds... read more

Reviewed 28 September 2015
sineadcosullivan
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Dublin, Ireland
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Rich history

Such a rich history and so well preserved. You can really see how it was well studied and is a... read more

Reviewed 11 September 2018
TitoT416
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10 Sep 2018
“Rich history”
4 Mar 2018
“A ancient castle with a small museum.”
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Rua do Pilar, Povoa de Lanhoso 4830-597, Portugal
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Reviewed 11 September 2018 via mobile

Such a rich history and so well preserved. You can really see how it was well studied and is a central point in the city!

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank TitoT416
Reviewed 5 March 2018

This is a very ancient castle, before the portuguese nationality, that was converted in a local history museum. This museu with an interesting architecture in iron.

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank Manuel S
Reviewed 10 January 2018

The reason why I say fantasy-like was because when I visited, the castle's interior had a swing with yellows and white flowers on it's strings so it look very beautiful being on top of a swing inside a castle. When I visit again, I really...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Carla A
Reviewed 5 July 2017

Amazing view!!! You will find there a very old castle (can learn more about Portuguese History), church, can walk around to take beautiful pictures, and take a meal in an excellent restaurant - Castelo Restaurant. Come and enjoy!!!!

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank _wdribeiro8
Reviewed 28 September 2015 via mobile

Great views of the surrounding area. Castle is interesting, you can walk the walls to get a birds eye view of the area. The keep was open on our visit. It is interesting but all the information on its history was in Portuguese. However, the...More

Date of experience: September 2015
Thank sineadcosullivan
Reviewed 28 March 2015

This is a unique place, in top of a natural huge stone. You also got the statue of virgin Mary protecting the city, a restaurant/coffee shop, an old church, and an old (small castle). We could enter the castle, but not the main tower, which...More

Date of experience: March 2015
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