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Not much to see

There is hardly anything left of the old town walls. They are not even very well indicated or easy... read more

Reviewed 18 August 2018
Wiejebetje
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Aarschot, Belgium
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Would be interesting if...

This is a partial ruin of a castle. This would be interesting if you had never seen anything like... read more

Reviewed 4 November 2016
Kei P
,
Almunecar, Spain
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18 Aug 2018
“Not much to see”
22 Sep 2017
“You'll see it if you walk round the town.”
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Reviewed 18 August 2018 via mobile

There is hardly anything left of the old town walls. They are not even very well indicated or easy to visit. All the restaurants and the mercado block the view.

Thank Wiejebetje
Reviewed 22 September 2017

Not worth the effort of a special visit, Just a medieval bit of wall but some historical explanation

Thank manzana
Reviewed 4 November 2016

This is a partial ruin of a castle. This would be interesting if you had never seen anything like it before but the Spanish coast is loaded with castles and towers in much better condition. We see a castle every time we look out the...More

Thank Kei P
Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

Another pleasant and interesting sight to see while wandering around the old town. Nicely presented.

Thank MagicDawn
Reviewed 24 August 2016

This is just a small ruin, but they have taken care to present it nicely by scraping away buildings from all around it. On one side there is a small garden. I was there a couple of times but just for a few minutes each....More

Thank andreas b
Reviewed 20 May 2016

Although relatively small in comparison with other castles, this is very quaint and an interesting place to visit located in the village of Castillo to the west of the Port of Duquesa.

Thank gatos11
Reviewed 10 May 2016

The whole area around the old town hall, indoor market and museum is charming. The old town is wonderful and the castle is a timely reminder of bygone days when protection was essential from coastal raids by Barbary slavers. Charming.

Thank Middletonmagic
Reviewed 14 November 2015

We enjoyed going from the Museo Arqeoilogico after looking at the history of the city and then walking around the corner and there was part of the old city. It is always to imagine how it would have looked in the fifteen century. Very nice.

1  Thank J Craig W
Reviewed 20 December 2014

The castle was built in the 16th century. The castle replaced the previous fortification which was of Arabic origin. When you explore the "old town" it is likely that you will come across the castle. Really not that much to see if you compare with...More

4  Thank AvidTraveler12
Reviewed 11 September 2014

. As part of the general beautification of the Historic Centre of Estepona - check out the reviews! - they have been working to improve the castle. First they cleaned the stonework and re-did the pointing. I suppose they were worried a chunk might fall...More

6  Thank Turista-Inglesa
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