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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
agoramundi
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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...

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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 

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Brussels, Belgium
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 141 helpful votes
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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