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Great views

We visited this 1000year old waterfront castle that overlooks the port, beach and over the town. 4... read more

Reviewed September 13, 2018
J K
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Exeter, United Kingdom
via mobile
nice castle to get views of the city

It's nicely maintained, with some multimedia exhibitions. Great views of the city and the water... read more

Reviewed August 20, 2018
tristravel
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Sweden
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Calle Guzman el Bueno, 11380 Tarifa, Spain
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Must see if you visit Tarifa.Lovely views of the port,the town.The girl that sold the tickets which are quite cheap,was extremely polite and helpful.

Thank Evelina B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The most interesting aspect of Tarifa is that Africa is only 14 kilometers away and Morocco's mountains can be seen everyday. In addition to the castle, the city itself has an old quarter that is quite interesting to walk through. One can also organize a...More

Thank Jean-Claude A
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

With a very cheap ticket you Will have the opportunity to visit inside and expecially outside the Castle. We Met a very kind man working There Who told us about some gossip as we'll! Best view on town, Sea and harbour from the tower or...More

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Reviewed September 13, 2018 via mobile

We visited this 1000year old waterfront castle that overlooks the port, beach and over the town. 4 euros each to enter and closes at 4.30pm. Well worth a visit

Thank J K
Reviewed August 20, 2018

It's nicely maintained, with some multimedia exhibitions. Great views of the city and the water. Just minutes away from the streets of the old town and can be a sight to include into the day trip.

Thank tristravel
Reviewed July 20, 2018

It dates back to the 7th century and is named after Guzman the Good after he conquered the city named after the Berber Tarif.

Thank Frequenttraveller125
Reviewed July 13, 2018

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.

2  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.

2  Thank Stephen H
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