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Address: Place de Verdun, 66000, Perpignan, France
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What a view !

2 euros or free entrance for young people. 160 steps for having a good view across Perpignan.. ! It's worth a look but for such an historic building, could be disappointing..

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 weeks ago
Robin A
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Eus, France
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Eus, France
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112 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

2 euros or free entrance for young people. 160 steps for having a good view across Perpignan.. ! It's worth a look but for such an historic building, could be disappointing..

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Warrington, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

2 euro entrance fee...160 steps to top...good views across Perpignan...good for local history buffs...good start point to explore old town

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Thank Chris P
Augusta, Maine
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43 reviews
26 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 November 2016

I'm not sure what I was expecting from Le Castillet, but it did not live up to expectations. I found the staff at the entry desk to be a little rude and off-putting (they were clearly engrossed in a conversation with each other and did not want to be bothered) The museum was mildly intriguing, but nothing special. It's all... More 

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Thank borderrat0906
Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 November 2016

For such a great, historic building, it was disappointing to visit and not be told many stories about its past. It's worth a look (and cheap to visit) but could be so much better.

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Thank Judy R
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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36 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2016 via mobile

Definitely worth a visit even if it's just to climb the 140 steps for the stunning view of the city. For 2 euros entry it's a cool way to spend half an hour or so.

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Thank IainTwaddle
Wells, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016

A great way to keep the kids occupied for an hour or 2 and very interesting,,,The mini castle is steeped in History and from the top you get a great view of Perpignans roof tops and canal..and kids go free ! adults 2 euro...

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Ripon, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016

Le Castillet was built in the 14th century and was the main gate of the city. The city walls around it were demolished in 1904 so it now stands alone in the centre of Perpignan. Entry is only two Euros for seniors, but you must be able to climb 400 steps to reach the top and enjoy views of Perpignan.... More 

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Houten
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 September 2016 via mobile

Lovely entry to the city, it was very busy so only by reservation possible... Square was occupied by rugby fans great atmosphere! Unhappy we could not visit

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Annandale
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016 via mobile

At least 6 stories of circular stairs. This was a prison at one time. Weather was very hot and the stairway hotter. After 4 stories the stairs won! Nice place. Not the best site in town but should be seen.

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Thank bkahane
Rochelle, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 August 2016

You can't go to Perpignan and not see the Castillet. It is lovely. We were not able to do the tour because our hours didn't fit but it is still a lovely site.

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