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Very Interesting!

We spent some time here, because there was not much else to do, because the weather was terrible... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Olivia089
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Nice visit !

We have been there with the family and it was quite interesting ! The view is super nice and the... read more

Reviewed February 9, 2018
Tony Z
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Calle Guzman el Bueno, 11380 Tarifa, Spain
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We spent some time here, because there was not much else to do, because the weather was terrible outside. I would recommend this historic fort to anyone going to Tarifa.

Thank Olivia089
Reviewed February 11, 2018 via mobile

A very interesting castle which guards Tarifa from the Straits of Gibraltar. Well organised displays and printed guided tour in Spanish and English which explains the history. Magnificent views from the ramparts.

1  Thank ashuk
Reviewed February 9, 2018

We have been there with the family and it was quite interesting ! The view is super nice and the castle is full of history !

Thank Tony Z
Reviewed February 6, 2018 via mobile

Visited this castle in Tarifa today. Lots of interesting things to see in and round it. Learn about it's history in a fun way, well worth a visit, we were there for about 2 1/2 hours.

1  Thank Stephen H
Reviewed February 3, 2018

We enjoyed seeing the castle and spending time in the museum. Many spots for a good photo too. We also took a walk along part of the town walls (pay €5 instead of €4 and a walk on part of the wall is included). Note...More

1  Thank jilltim
Reviewed January 23, 2018

The castle was built in the 10th century as a Moorish fortification and has recently been restored. Its history probably dates back to the Roman era, the 10th century fortress was problay bluit on top of a Roman fortress or temple. The current castle is...More

Thank Paul B
Reviewed December 23, 2017

A 10th Century Castle that is still in very good nick today. You can see its positional importance in olden days being at the gates of the Mediterranean & Africa ! Had a lot of different owners over time but Guzman was the saviour of...More

Thank Skeney57
Reviewed November 29, 2017

If you are in Tarifa you would be hard pressed to miss the Castilo de Guzman el Bueno. It is located right on the waterfront and is really the focal attraction in the town. Relatively small castle with a very rich history. As one of...More

Thank ddbelize
Reviewed November 10, 2017 via mobile

Fascinating position with Africa out front, the Mediterranean on the left and the Atlantic on the right. Great views of it all and the port below. Also great museum and everything is repeated in English. Small car park on port side of Castle at 1...More

2  Thank E8887TZmartinp
Reviewed October 31, 2017

Well presented Castle with interesting insights into the various periods of use. Information boards also presented in English. Safe site to walk around, Great views

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