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Castle of Pombal

Rua do Castelo, Pombal 3100-461, Portugal
+351 236 210 556
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Views great but lacking detail of the castle

You can wonder round the castle and grounds without entrance fee. There is quite a lot of... read more

Reviewed 11 November 2017
tracyc305
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Fareham, United Kingdom
Beautiful and simple

It's view is even more interesting than it is from the inside. A lot of restauration has been done... read more

Reviewed 8 October 2017
Alexandre C
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Teresopolis, RJ
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8 Oct 2017
“Beautiful and simple”
29 Aug 2017
“God views”
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Rua do Castelo, Pombal 3100-461, Portugal
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Reviewed 11 November 2017

You can wonder round the castle and grounds without entrance fee. There is quite a lot of restoration work taken place so some of the higher entrances were closed off. The views were great but there was little detail about what the areas of the...More

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Reviewed 8 October 2017 via mobile

It's view is even more interesting than it is from the inside. A lot of restauration has been done, but some steel stairways and other construction kind of break the mood...

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Reviewed 14 September 2017

It's a beautiful castle, well preserved both the main building and the walls, with green areas around, nice for walks or picnics. The view one gets to the city of Pombal is also nice. There are information panels about the history of the building/region. Very...More

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Reviewed 29 August 2017

Good views of Pombal and surrounding area although quite a small Castle , would like to have seen some more bygone artefact's from the days of the Castle .

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Reviewed 5 August 2017 via mobile

By far not the most impressive castle I've ever seen but still nice enough to visit. The view up to the castle from the city centre is nice and the view of the city below is also worth the effort. You can get there by...More

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Reviewed 20 July 2017

I consider that the preservation works of the Pombal Castle did not respect the history that surrounds it

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Reviewed 25 June 2017

Interesting Templar castle,lots of sympathetic renovations done. View of surrounding area is worth the visit alone

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Reviewed 24 June 2017 via mobile

This castle is located on top of the hill. We went there twice, during the day and late night. Just wanted to say fantastic place to go to see.

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Reviewed 13 May 2016 via mobile

Yep there's still rare free stuffs to do in Portugal ! And this one is awesome. Old castle, we can go on the top of the tower and oversee the whole city Just go there and enjoy this magnificien monument, you won't waste your time...More

Thank Julie T
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Filomena S, Gerente at Castle of Pombal, responded to this reviewResponded 16 May 2016

Tahnk you for your words. Did you see the films?

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Reviewed 22 March 2016

Lovely small castle situated above Pombal. Whilst Pombal is not the prettiest town in Portugal this well restored castle is worth a visit. Easy parking and gentle slopes up to the castle from the car park. The information centre is within the walls. Entry is...More

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mylesleyh
5 April 2017|
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Response from Filomena S | Property representative |
Hello. You can get here by foot. It´s not far, there are strairways that lead to the castle.
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