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Address: Medellin, Spain

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A beautiful castle in the craddle of Hernán Cortes, a hidden gem

A relatively unknown village today, Medellin holds many interesting places, a small roman theater, a muslim castle and an imposing XVII C bridge. The beautifully restored... read more

Reviewed 13 June 2013
Brussels, Belgium
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West Sussex, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 February 2016

Looking across from my hotel, the castle looks impressive, but the reality is that there isn't a lot to see inside other than a few exhibits and builders rubble and equipment. The entry fee is inexpensive, so it's worth paying if only for the views.

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Cornwall, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 96 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 July 2015

We were the only people in the place and had to wait until a lady walked up the steep steps from the town to open the gate .... great to soak up the atmosphere. Great views over the old church and Roman amphitheatre too...

Thank Ncas
Vancouver, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 93 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 August 2014 via mobile

For 2€ you can enter the castle walls and walk around the walls, courtyards, and towers. Hours: When we visited (August) the hours were 11-1:30 & the 6-9pm. Siesta (closed) from 1:30-6 & closed on Monday. Positive: The views of the river, bridge, surrounding fields and village are terrific. Negative: We found the restorations to be quite unappealing. -Concrete and... More 

Thank Pat B
Brussels, Belgium
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Reviewed 13 June 2013

A relatively unknown village today, Medellin holds many interesting places, a small roman theater, a muslim castle and an imposing XVII C bridge. The beautifully restored archeological site is certainly worth a visit. The birth place of Hernán Cortés, has given its name to important cities in Latin America

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