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Monsaraz Castle and Walls

Largo do Castelo, Monsaraz 7200-175, Portugal
+351 963 702 392
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“bull ring” (8 reviews)
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Largo do Castelo, Monsaraz 7200-175, Portugal
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"bull ring"
in 8 reviews
"walled village"
in 7 reviews
"step back in time"
in 5 reviews
"preserved medieval"
in 2 reviews
"man made lake"
in 3 reviews
"cobbled streets"
in 6 reviews
"whitewashed houses"
in 3 reviews
"fabulous views"
in 4 reviews
"low season"
in 2 reviews
"surrounding countryside"
in 5 reviews
"stayed here"
in 2 reviews
"bring your camera"
in 2 reviews
"worth a visit"
in 10 reviews
"nice stop"
in 2 reviews
"tourist information"
in 2 reviews
"spanish border"
in 4 reviews
"highest point"
in 2 reviews
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Small old castle, worth exploring but with little to really see except for the marvelous views. great photo opportunities.

Thank HickoryPaUSA
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is a nice place to spend a few hours. Lots of little shops and restaurants. They have a bull ring that takes you back in time. It is reminiscent of Pamplona in Spain, though on a much smaller scale.

Thank TwoMouthsFull
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Reviewed 20 March 2018

We stopped into Monsaraz on a rainy Tuesday in March, with just enough of the clouds parting to give us the views we sought. From its perch on a hill's summit, the castle offers a view east to Spain, across the broad reservoir (barragem) and...More

2  Thank JaninedeBric
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Reviewed 11 March 2018

Because Monsaraz is not located in a 'touristy' area, it retains it's authentic feel. We absolutely fell in love with this beautiful hilltop walled town. Just 50 kms SE of Evora, it's an easy day trip. It is visible from miles around, towering over a...More

1  Thank TMLB
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Reviewed 20 February 2018

We loved this small town.. nice place to walk around and enjoy the views and the walls .. can not miss it!

1  Thank DaniK74
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Reviewed 5 February 2018

The village of Monsaraz is a very well preserved medieval walled site. Inside your will have good surprises in every corner small street or building, like the curch or the castle. From almost everywhere inthe limits of the village walls and castle you will have...More

Thank pamps3
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Reviewed 5 February 2018

I came here for a look around and it is very quaint and nice example of old fortress village, the views across to Spain and Portugal are stunning from the Castle and most places in the town.

Thank Jonnyid
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Reviewed 3 February 2018 via mobile

Monsaraz is always listed as one of the most beautiful old villages from Portugal and it is indeed. The castle and the medieval walls are really well preserved and the houses spreading throughout the village are really lovely. Some are coffee shops, other restsurants and...More

Thank Galante2014
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Reviewed 27 January 2018 via mobile

Monsaraz castle with its village inside the walls is probably one of the places not to be missed if traveling around Alentejo. It's historical castle, along with the amazing views towards the lake, makes a perfect stop for lunch or quick visit during your trip....More

Thank GFLX
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Reviewed 22 January 2018 via mobile

Everything was interesting Everyone was friendly Great wine along the city with great views The history just made the landscape more interesting They produce a gin from the iris which is blue- named after the original name for the city which is reported to turn...More

Thank Joe A
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