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The castle worth the visit just because the landscape, however, the path is limited by a metallic... read more

Reviewed 19 August 2018
Barcelona, Spain

Not the highlight of the city, that’s for sure. Quite a good historical sight, but don’t worry if... read more

Reviewed 28 February 2018
Уля А
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All reviews walk up underground river castle remains guided tour piece of history city centre worth a visit ruins climb tunnel viewpoint siege wars blown subterranean path
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were surprised during our visit by the offer of a free, guided visit to the well-shaft and subterranean defenses. That made the visit completely worthwhile! After walking the ramparts and reading all the historical explanations, it was a big plus to have the excellent...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Dala B
Reviewed 3 October 2018

Take the time to walk up to the mirador for fantastic views of the city, then go onto the castle. It's free to enter & the walk around the site is informative. Time it right & you can have a free guided tour around the...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 19 August 2018

The castle worth the visit just because the landscape, however, the path is limited by a metallic fence, which cuts the medieval charm of the castle itself. If you take the guided tour, they take you to restricted places inside the castle, not available for...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Just_the_Wanderer
Reviewed 22 July 2018

The Castillo de Burgos is all about the view! If you are in the climbing mood, it's about 300 steps up from town. But we chose to take the quick ride up via car. The overlook of the full town and countryside is beautiful! There...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Janiepo85
Reviewed 17 May 2018 via mobile

Any Americans reading this post. Do not be disappointed by the fact this castle is in ruins. There are a lot of castle ruins because, ya know, there’s been a lot of wars in this continent for over 1000 years. We got in for free...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank 409jonnyw
Reviewed 16 May 2018

The castle remains and archaeological dig is not much to see , however the view from the castle is spectacular, you can see the cathedral and the surrounding city. Like any viewpoint high up in the city, you get that panoramic view and the fresh...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank AaronTom
Reviewed 13 May 2018 via mobile

A great place to visit to get views across Burgos. Very historical dating back to when Burgos was first settled in 800AD. Lovely surrounds with parklands and multiple ways to approach and exit.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Philippa S
Reviewed 28 February 2018 via mobile

Not the highlight of the city, that’s for sure. Quite a good historical sight, but don’t worry if you can’t visit it.

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank Уля А
Reviewed 29 December 2017 via mobile

My husband and I drove and hour and a half to visit this castles only to find it closed!! Nothing posted about only being open on Saturday and Sunday. Nothing on their website!!

Date of experience: December 2017
Reviewed 17 October 2017 via mobile

We enjoyed our visit to the castle much more than we expected and we got in for free which was a nice surprise, perhaps because we were concession ages. They provided a map but there appeared to be tours that you could do down into...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Leanne L
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