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A Strange Surprise

Although the fortress/castle looks to be rendered with concrete it is still an imposing structure... read more

Reviewed July 15, 2018
FWontheroad
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Vancouver, Canada
Strength in simplicity

The strength of this building lies in its simplicity, from the outside is look impressive yet the... read more

Reviewed June 15, 2017
960maartenr
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Rio de Janeiro
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15 Jul 2018
“A Strange Surprise”
14 Nov 2017
“Strange Fortress but Lovely Little Walled Village”
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| South from Estremoz in the road to Evora, Evoramonte, Portugal
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Reviewed July 15, 2018

Although the fortress/castle looks to be rendered with concrete it is still an imposing structure on the hilltop. Its quatrefoil form and large rope bows marking the three levels from the outside are very unique. The village itself is entered through a grand portal in...More

Thank FWontheroad
Reviewed November 14, 2017

The Castle looks like a more modern cement building, not something from the 16th century. The village is more interesting in my opinion. We enjoyed walking the walls, and visiting the church and cemetery. We walked done the main street and shopped in an Artisan...More

Thank LUCKYME72
Reviewed November 9, 2017 via mobile

Since i was little i love this Castle, dunno why 'cause im not even a big fan of this style, but it filled my head with witches stories.. Its still a beautiful castle to visit, inside and out, and the views are absolutely stunning. 2€...More

Thank interzone
Reviewed October 31, 2017

The castle itself is not the real highlight here, but the village set high on the hill within crumbling walls is a real gem of a place, untouched by time. The walk around the walls is exhilarating (if lacking in safety measures!). The best views...More

Thank Vicky B
Reviewed October 31, 2017 via mobile

Really simple but impressive all the same, beautiful views the best of all the castles around here. Be there for sunset stunning.

Thank Nthepyrenees
Reviewed June 15, 2017 via mobile

The strength of this building lies in its simplicity, from the outside is look impressive yet the inside is kept simple and functional, and that was decided upon centuries ago! Village within fortified walls not so impressive as for instance Monseraz, nevertheless merits a walk...More

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Reviewed August 24, 2016

I live near the castle of Évora Monte which I can see from my house. It makes a very beautiful view. Visiting the castle is a terrific adventure: you can see around the the beautiful landscape of the Alentejo with the small mountains and the...More

1  Thank cristianaaltino
Reviewed August 19, 2016

One of the highest small villages in Alentejo, in the part of the Castle, where you can really jump and walk in the majestic Walls and appreciate the 360º view. Great place to take landscape pictures. No need to visit the castle itself - there's...More

1  Thank Adolfo G
Reviewed June 30, 2016 via mobile

We spotted the castle from the road and were excited to see what was inside. We waited 20 min for lunch hour to end and paid the two euro each plus one euro for the brochure and were very disappointed. The castle is impressive from...More

3  Thank ontheroad1992
Reviewed February 21, 2016

A nice small village and an important site for the history of Portugal, whre one is able to follow, through the rooms in the small castle, the stpes of Pedro Iv and Miguel at an important meeting that put an end to a civil war....More

Thank carlosmp
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