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Castillo de Burgos

Cerro de San Miguel, Burgos, Spain
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Road trip around Spain and Portugal

We enjoyed our visit to the castle much more than we expected and we got in for free which was a... read more

Reviewed 16 October 2017
Leanne L
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North Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
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Offered much more than we were expecting - open late, too

Our first surprise was that the castle was still open at 19:00 (in fact it’s open to 20:00... read more

Reviewed 7 October 2017
George H
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Sawston, United Kingdom
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Cerro de San Miguel, Burgos, Spain
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Reviewed 16 October 2017 via mobile

We enjoyed our visit to the castle much more than we expected and we got in for free which was a nice surprise, perhaps because we were concession ages. They provided a map but there appeared to be tours that you could do down into...More

Thank Leanne L
Reviewed 7 October 2017 via mobile

Our first surprise was that the castle was still open at 19:00 (in fact it’s open to 20:00) ... Entrance was €3.70, and the visit was an absolute delight. Clearly the biggest attraction is the views from the walls in all directions (but note that...More

Thank George H
Reviewed 31 August 2017 via mobile

Overlooking Burgos ruins of a Castle under siege multiple times Visited by Catholic Kings , Wellington took it only on second attempt blown up by departing Napoleonic troops Regret being too old to climb down well enlarged under Ferdinand of Aragon In Burgos Museum skull...More

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Reviewed 30 August 2017

The castle is quite old and it is all outdoors. The walk there is a little steep, but nothing to worry about. You can walk along the old walls and see great views of the city. The admission is inexpensive.

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Reviewed 11 August 2017 via mobile

We visited the castle as we were in the area watching the arrival of the tour or Burgos cycling race abs decided to visit. It was as expected nothing too exciting but with great views over the city and interesting to learn about the past...More

Thank Mark G
Reviewed 3 July 2017

Well presented with a metallic path that takes you around the castle. The place was destroyed by the french so it was restored and well presented. You have a nice view over the city and the walk from the cathedral is nice and short. The...More

Thank Zatash
Reviewed 8 June 2017

We went up to the castle in the afternoon and had a peaceful walk through the walking trails surrounding the castle. On arriving at the castle, we found it was closed, even though the opening hours on the door said it should be open. There...More

Thank Melanie S
Reviewed 7 June 2017

The castle was closed when we were in Burgos, but I was totally unimpressed with the exterior and castle walls. Most of the castle was destroyed centuries ago. What's left are low walls with no towers or turrets. There are plenty of nicer castles within...More

Thank jaimeelsabio
Reviewed 28 May 2017 via mobile

Visited this site with friends and saw simulated sword fights. Fun and interesting with a good commentary/explanation by the guide. Thunder and lightning during the visit provided an interesting backdrop. The historical exhibition is nicely laid out too and the views of the city and...More

Thank Cambio2011
Reviewed 3 May 2017

During my Camino I visited this castle. Having been all over Europe and seen some amazing castles this was not one of them. If you have some extra time it is worth the walk up to the castle because you do get amazing views of...More

Thank ziggyrock
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