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“Amazing”

Castillo de Santa Catalina
Ranked #3 of 58 things to do in Jaen
Certificate of Excellence
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Conwy, United Kingdom
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131 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
“Amazing”
Reviewed 2 June 2014

Loved Jaen, and thought the Castillo de Santa Cristina was amazing. Well worth a stop in Jaen to see the many things it can offer

Visited May 2014
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Dorking, United Kingdom
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200 reviews
57 attraction reviews
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“worth the steps”
Reviewed 2 May 2014

really done well with films (in Spanish) and stories explaining everything very well and well worth the 2 euro

Visited April 2014
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England, United Kingdom
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96 reviews
17 attraction reviews
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“A must if visiting Jaen”
Reviewed 27 April 2014

Informative and compelling attraction. Well thought through and helpful staff who will speak English. Anyone interested in the history of Andalusia would find this fascinating. Also the French occupation of the fort in the 1800's. Just enough information to capture the imagination without the mandatory shop that exist at most historic attractions these days.
Next door is the Parador de Jaen. Great place for lunch, dinner or just a coffee. Great view of the magnificent Cathedral of Jaen and surrounding mountains from here too.

Visited April 2014
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Edmonton, Canada
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19 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
“Amazing view”
Reviewed 20 April 2014 via mobile

We had a great time visiting this castle, the view of the city is simply amazing, and the castle is beautiful. We took a taxi on the way up and walked back to the city. The walk back was about 45min to an hour but you really enjoy the scenery and fresh air.

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Tampere, Finland
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306 reviews
49 attraction reviews
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“Very nice views”
Reviewed 17 February 2014

We visited Castillo de Santa Catalina on Sunday morning in February. There were enough places to park your car near Castillo and it was very pleasant place to walk in wintery sunshine.
Views over Jaen, Jaen Cathedral and hills and mountains around Jaen were very beautiful.
And entrance is free.

Visited February 2014
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