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Castillo de Lamas

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Enjoyed the castle but avoid the restaurant

I liked the castle. Fun to walk around. No particular history, just an interesting construction by... read more

Reviewed November 27, 2017
Roy M
Boulder, Colorado
via mobile
Isnt from Lamas

The castle is simple as it is, is beautiful and clean, geat view from top. Its also cheap to go... read more

Reviewed February 9, 2018
Lima, Peru
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  • Average15%
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Reviewed June 2, 2018 via mobile

The most absurd castle I have seen un the world. Built in 2006. No historicos interest. No sense. A touristic attraction for dummies ;)

Thank Sandro P
Reviewed February 9, 2018 via mobile

The castle is simple as it is, is beautiful and clean, geat view from top. Its also cheap to go around and take pics on it. But also, isnt part of Lamas' history. Now, i like archeology and i yravel to know typical culture, so...More

Thank 979veronicaa
Reviewed December 2, 2017 via mobile

To visit the nice pueblo of Lamas is recommended if you have enough time snd like to stroll around a bit. And also to make your own opinion about this castle.. it’s worth the visit because of the odd picture it is, to see a...More

Thank rapha_y_nici
Reviewed November 27, 2017 via mobile

I liked the castle. Fun to walk around. No particular history, just an interesting construction by a local businessman. Great views of the surrounding valley. BUT a word of warning. Don’t use the restaurant there. I made the mistake of not nailing down the price...More

Thank Roy M
Reviewed July 10, 2017 via mobile

If you are in Lamas this is a must see. Entrance is 6 soles. Not tremendous but worth seeing nice view from the terrasse.

Thank PierreAvo
Reviewed May 20, 2017 via mobile

Castle has nothing to do with the history of Lamas. It was built ten years ago by an eccentric italian business man who owns a pizzeria in nearby Tarapoto. Peruvian people are told that it is a typical european castle, as if it could compared...More

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Reviewed April 27, 2017

This is a truly unique place. The views from the top of the castles are spectacular!!! The rooms of the castle are beautiful.I wish I could live there. The person who built the Castle has a great Italian restaurant in Tarapoto. I am embarrassed I...More

Thank ClayJonea2nd
Reviewed November 22, 2016

Mostly for taking pictures in a quaint location that seems out of place in the peruvian rainforest. Not much to do, just walk around and climb a couple of floors to get a better view of the area surrounding it. Interesting (if weird) decoration with...More

Thank GonzaloH16
Reviewed November 21, 2016

We came here with a tour and it was cheap enough. The entrance price was included. The castle was the main attraction. It was nicely done but for European visitors probably not worth it for the architecture. The views though are definitely worth a visit....More

Thank BirgM
Reviewed October 5, 2016

The castle is beautiful. So an Italian guy lives there, and it is stunning, the location, but all you really get to do is walk through one great room, go in a 3 story tower, eat at the restaurant with like 5 tables, and look...More

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