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Address: Autovia N-232 y C-222, 55458 Zaragoza, Spain
Phone Number: +34 976 83 00 03
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We passed this on our travels through the area. Unfortunately we were not able to go inside the area, put we could still clearly see the devastation through the wire fence.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 20 September 2016
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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We went on the 79th anniversary of the invasion of the town of Belchite during the Spanish civil war. The site has now been protected and you have to buy a ticket from the local tourist board. For that you get a small group guided tour of the site. Behind the high wooden doors is a sight of devastation. The... More 

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Carcassonne, France
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016

I have long planned to visit Belchite (locals told me it is pronounced 'Belcheeteh'. The late September sun was sinking slowly over the rolling wide open spaces around the ancient ruins as the red rain-worn steeple of the Iglesia de San Martin rose on the skyline summoning me at once. When I had scrambled over ruined masonry, side-stepped thistles and... More 

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Vancouver
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2016

We passed this on our travels through the area. Unfortunately we were not able to go inside the area, put we could still clearly see the devastation through the wire fence.

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Thank eprVancouver
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11 reviews
4 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 September 2016 via mobile

I only can repeat what already said. Place and road's are very dusty so keep it in mind. I seen it from outside the fence but gives clear view and indications of what did happen there. Worth to check buildings outside the zone. Many have Bullet marks.

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L'Escala, Spain
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 July 2016

A sad, strange monument to the reality of war. Visits aren't possible without a guide for good reason, Belchite is truly a ruined village, side by side with the modern village. Fuentetodos, Goya's birthplace is about 15 km down the road from Belchite and is also worth the visit

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St Neots, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 June 2016

A truly amazing place. We arrived at about 14:00 (siesta time!) and didn't have time to wait for the official tour at 16:00 so we drove to the other side of the site and crawled under the fence. The ruins of the old town are as they were left after being destroyed in 1937 in the Spanish Civil War. It... More 

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Burlington, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 May 2016

A haunting, but very interesting, bombed-out town that has been preserved to display the horrors of war. Very unusual.

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Brentwood TN
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174 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 April 2016

An amazing walk back in time. Walking around Belchite was a chilling and moving experience. One of the Spanish Civil War's bloodiest battles. This city has been left in ruins after the battle where over 6,000 people were killed.

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212 reviews
51 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 November 2015

Walked around the site. Impressive remains of the Spanish Civil War. The site is now surrounded by a fence. To visit you need to take a guided tour, tickets at the tourist agency.

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Midhurst, United Kingdom
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185 reviews
79 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 November 2015

To reach Belchite, the access from the west is down some of the roughest roads in Spain, but the drive was well worth it. Fortunately, we arrived only a few minutes before the last tour of the day, otherwise the drive would have been pointless as there is little else to see. There was nothing to indicate where tickets could... More 

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