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“Brilliant!”
Review of Chateau Comtal

Chateau Comtal
Ranked #6 of 71 things to do in Carcassonne
Certificate of Excellence
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Eastbourne, United Kingdom
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816 reviews
263 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 270 helpful votes
“Brilliant!”
Reviewed 16 July 2014

We didn't do this on our first visit a few years ago, we should have!
Apart from the stunning views the entry allows, a lot of the historical details are graphically represented on the information boards.
Having an interest in matters Cathar, this was very interesting and put flesh on explanations given in books.
Well worth the price.

Visited July 2014
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“Great castle experince”
Reviewed 13 July 2014

Real medieval experience you can feel yourself going back in time. The history surrounding the castle is wonderful. Lovely little streets full of gift shops and restaurants. Allow yourself plenty of time to explore this lovely region.

Visited June 2014
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Argyll and Bute, United Kingdom
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“Fabulous history”
Reviewed 12 July 2014

If you visit you should pay the extra 4 euros for an audio guide as the amount of information is fantastic

Visited July 2014
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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
“Into the past”
Reviewed 28 June 2014

A delightful step back into the past. Get the audio guide and it will take you throughout meaningfully. I especially enjoyed the lord's receiving room with the bits of wall paintings that had been uncovered. The final few rooms are a museum of medieval capitals, windows, headstones and tombs. Don't miss the 12th century font, it is quite glorious. Finally there is the gift shop but I was rushed out of there at closing time without being able to see if they had anything worthwhile :(

Visited June 2014
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London
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“Castle within the city”
Reviewed 22 June 2014

Entry charge to the Chateau with an audio guide. A shame the Chateau did not offer guided tours in English considering the number of english speaking visitors, but it does mean, you can go round the chateau at your own pace. Worth visiting....

Visited June 2014
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