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Time stands still

This is an interesting abandoned village in northern Extremadura. It was abandoned to make way for... read more

Reviewed August 20, 2017
Chileice
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London, ON
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The abandoned village of Granadilla is a kind of open air museum on a tip of land on the shore of... read more

Reviewed May 18, 2017
Helmut F
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Irun, Spain
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Reviewed August 20, 2017

This is an interesting abandoned village in northern Extremadura. It was abandoned to make way for the dam and lake that surround it. The views from the castle are amazing. However, I thought that we would be able to enter more of the buildings. Many...More

Date of experience: July 2017
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Reviewed May 18, 2017

The abandoned village of Granadilla is a kind of open air museum on a tip of land on the shore of the lake. It is a walled city with a tower, all is open to visit and free of charge. A group of students are...More

Date of experience: April 2017
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Reviewed June 13, 2016 via mobile

This place return us to a few centuries ago. The castle and the surrounding lands were managed by Familia d'Alba between the XV and XIX. Today, the tower, well preserved, and the ancient village inside the castle are in a reconstruction project. Now, after the...More

Date of experience: June 2016
Thank Antonio C
Reviewed February 23, 2016

If you are close to Granadilla you must visit. The town was abandoned due to fears of flooding when the local dam was built. Walking around the old streets and into the main square brings you back in time and allows you to imagine what...More

Date of experience: February 2016
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