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Castelo de Belmonte

Rua do Castelo, Belmonte 6250-048, Portugal
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Took the little train up

It sits at the top of the hill so there are very nice views of the surrounding area. If you're in... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Linda B
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Raleigh, North Carolina
castle

a wonderful well preserved castle worth visiting in any season of the year, with lots of... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
drchrysc
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lomba da maia
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Rua do Castelo, Belmonte 6250-048, Portugal
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Reviewed 4 days ago

It sits at the top of the hill so there are very nice views of the surrounding area. If you're in the area, it's worth a visit.

Thank Linda B
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Reviewed 1 week ago

a wonderful well preserved castle worth visiting in any season of the year, with lots of attractions inside and toip views over town

Thank drchrysc
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Reviewed 24 October 2017

The castle location is the highest point in the region. Therefore, the view is great on sunset when we came. Easy to find, 3 minutes walking from the historical center of Belmonte.

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Reviewed 15 October 2017 via mobile

In a great location, as usual for castles, this one does not have much left from the original building. There's a huge amphitheatre in the middle which really breaks the mood of the place. They offer interesting exhibits.

Thank Alexandre C
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Reviewed 29 September 2017

Excellent location at highest point of Belmonte. Easy to find. Cheap entry fee. Nothing overly special about the place if you have seen castles elsewhere. The day we visited there was a colorful fair in the plaza near the castle entrance which added dramatically to...More

Thank golouis99
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Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

It is very small but it was clean and well treated. The exposition was kind of weak. It isn't possible to go to the best parts of the castle The price is only 2 euros

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Reviewed 15 July 2017

We walked up here while on our visit to Belmonte. We did not go in, but it is quite impressive from the outside. It gives the town its medieval feel. We wish we had more to time to enjoy it, but if you are walking...More

Thank giftedelaine
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Reviewed 25 June 2017

In fairness many things were closed the day we here, but the castle is well preserved and the walks and climbs are quite rewarding.

Thank Geoffrey E
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Reviewed 20 June 2017

we visited this castle at day and afterwards at night. It is spectacular to watch it by night. We didn't visited inside as it was closed when we arrived at Belmonte.

Thank Lavon R
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Reviewed 18 June 2017

An interesting historical perspective of the area. Interesting documents that gives the background of the discovery of Brazil.

Thank udihc
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