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“Awesome view”
5 of 5 bubbles Review of Castello Brown

Castello Brown
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Portofino Half-day Tour from Versilia Coast
Ranked #5 of 13 things to do in Portofino
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Chester, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 209 helpful votes
“Awesome view”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2014

It's a nice little walk up the hill from the harbour. You get glimpses of the sea between the trees.
The castle itself is nice. Nothing particularly interesting about it.
But the view from the top, well, it is something else.
The little village of Portofino looks absolutely stunning down below you. It is really hard to drag yourself away from the view.

Visited August 2013
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Cheltenham, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 145 helpful votes
“Great views- worth the walk up the hill for this alone!”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 December 2013

Interesting for its history- worth spending half an hour there, ideally once all the daytrippers have gone and portofino quietness down. Fantastic views of the harbour and the see- and good exercise to get to it!

Visited September 2013
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Piedmont, Italy
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“Cheesy "museum" but great views”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 November 2013

the museum part was basically pictures of famous people who have been to Portofino. Kind of lame. Interesting little garden and a nice hike up to Castello Brown. Nice views.

Visited December 2012
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Harpswell, Maine
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
“The view is all”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2013

Architecture is not that interesting but the view is to die for. Make the walk up via the street not the stairs, much less taxing. Cost to get in

Visited October 2013
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New York City, New York
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“High above the harbor in Portofino”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2013

Castello Brown is one of the main attractions in Portofino. It was originally built as a fort in the 1500's and subsequently turned into a residence in the 1800's. You have to hike up a long trail to get to the castle with beautiful views of the harbor on the way.Definitely worth a visit if you pass through Portofino.

Visited July 2013
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