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Very interesting, nice visit excellent guided tour The tour is open so think about the weather is... read more

Reviewed July 5, 2018
aadevices
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Interesting visit

We took a guided tour to visit the citadel (its real name is Castle of Saint Peter) and were... read more

Reviewed June 25, 2018
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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Av. Primer Viernes de Mayo, 22700, Jaca, Spain
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Reviewed September 4, 2018

There was a show going on the evening that we were there so we could not enter the Castle. However in the moat there a great number of Deer who are lovely to watch.

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed July 5, 2018 via mobile

Very interesting, nice visit excellent guided tour The tour is open so think about the weather is too hot or raining Excellent for all the family and ages

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank aadevices
Reviewed June 25, 2018

We took a guided tour to visit the citadel (its real name is Castle of Saint Peter) and were impressed by the history it had with the Spaniards and French. The guide, a local woman, seemed knowledgable about it all. An interesting visit on a...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank stendek
Reviewed April 10, 2018

No doubt it is the most impressive landmark of Jaca, if not of the whole county of Aragon.And the deer are charming:)

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Marek_ZG
Reviewed March 14, 2018

Unfortunately the citadel was closed when we visited and all we could do was walk around the exterior of the moat and walls. That itself was enough to give you a sense of the size and importance of this fortification. A very impressive building. See...More

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank Paddy-Relle
Reviewed January 6, 2018

We were lucky to arrive 5 min before the guided tour. Visiting la Ciudadela at the end of a foggy day it was magic. the tour was around 40 min and they guide you through the main parts of the building.

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank DanielSarSan
Reviewed July 24, 2017

The Citadel is massive and makes a good circuit for a post dinner walk (about 45 minutes) with the late birds(Swifts and Martins) and early bats(not sure), a pleasant experience.

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank pauln690
Ciudadela_de_jaca, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Ciudadela De Jaca, responded to this reviewResponded July 27, 2017

Thank your very much for your opinion. Best regards

Reviewed July 5, 2017

Sadly its not that god its just a fort that's sill in use and the tour was made longer by the pauses that were not needed in Spanish, No English tour you would be better just to look from the outside as there is little...More

Date of experience: July 2017
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Reviewed June 30, 2017

The must see is the amazing military dioramas of over 34000 miniatures mainly made from lead. These were created by volunteers from the local council and the ministry of defence. Also worth seeing is the museum of the Pyrenees division of the army. All this...More

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank Iain H
Reviewed June 18, 2017

Very impressive pentagonal shaped fort with a huge moat (dry now) all around. We missed getting inside by about 5 minutes. I hear that they have a huge display of miniatures. We arrived at the gate about 7 pm as the last people walked out...More

Date of experience: May 2017
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