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Castillo de Colomares

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Address: Finca La Carraca S/N. Carretera Costa del Sol, 29639, Benalmadena, Spain
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+34 952 44 88 21

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Took my grandchildren to this fairytale castle/folly they are 9yrs and 5yrs, we easily passed a couple of hours and they enjoyed the freedom to climb and use their... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
Oxford, England
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Oxford, England
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216 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 95 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Took my grandchildren to this fairytale castle/folly they are 9yrs and 5yrs, we easily passed a couple of hours and they enjoyed the freedom to climb and use their imagination. If your in the area worth taking a look and for just 2 euros is a cheap attraction for the kids. Worth noting that it closes at 1pm - 4pm... More 

Thank wmargaux
Manchester, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

An excellent morning viewing this great castle/folly. It was a great find & well worth a visit at only 2 euros.

Thank Gill M
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6 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Well worth the visit, very interesting castle , detailed features, lovely place to visit . The scenery was fantastic as well .

Thank Imsohungrynow
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153 reviews
21 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 95 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Likes: + Curious architecture like something out of someone's Hindu-Gothic Pythonesque imagination + 2 euro entry fee + Friendly reception staff who will call you a taxi + There are WCs + Not commercialised Dislikes: - You are very Exposed to the elements - Need a taxi ride to get there - 10 euro each way - It's over in... More 

Thank llyryo
Nottingham, United Kingdom
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22 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

A great nvel attraction and great views all around. Wonderful botanical paradise and the 'castle' itself is a fun piece of architecture to explore. Informative and cheap entry.

Thank N0ttsTraveller1
Belfast, United Kingdom
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130 reviews
55 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I visit here in December with my wife and it was good to see the amazing quality and design in the castle was a good wee visit and something to see while visiting La benalmadena Pueblo.🍻

Thank jayw87
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We decided to go and find this castle that we had googled. We knew it was going to be a long walk from the vistamar hotel and would suggest getting a bus. It was 3.8 miles and lots of hills. Not many places to stop for a drink so we was very tired when we got there . How ever... More 

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Pelsall, England, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a hidden gem 2 euro entrance fee well worth it the hill is a killer but if you can manage it well worth it its magical

Thank Aj4599
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54 reviews
43 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 January 2017

if you are staying a bit in malaga try your best to see this one it's not an Andalusian site it's a recent one dedicated to colombus, but definitely worth a visit. You need to take a bus to Torremolinos (110) and from there take another one going to benalmedina and u'll walk from there. It's lovely by the sunset.... More 

Thank Doaa H
London, United Kingdom
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521 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 December 2016

The castle looks a bit like a Hollywood set and not surprising since it was created by an American. Completed in 1994 it was built to celebrate the achievements of Christopher Columbus. The architecture includes all the main local styles such as Mudejar and Gothic as well as recognition of the the three main religions Christianity, Judaism and Islam. It's... More 

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