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Castillo de San Gabriel

Calle Punta de la Lagarta, 35500 Arrecife, Lanzarote, Spain
+34 928 80 28 84
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Waterfront setting

We walked past the castle ,but unfortunately didnt go in. wonderful setting on the waterfront,and... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
bigtruck61
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Staffordshire, United Kingdom
Castle

Came to see worth it due to what you saw steps within it but it could improve with an audio tour... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
happydaft
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Wigan, United Kingdom
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  • Excellent20%
  • Very good38%
  • Average34%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible2%
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“worth a visit” (16 reviews)
“nice walk” (10 reviews)
“small fort” (6 reviews)
LOCATION
Calle Punta de la Lagarta, 35500 Arrecife, Lanzarote, Spain
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+34 928 80 28 84
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"worth a visit"
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"nice walk"
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"small fort"
in 6 reviews
"qr code"
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"interesting museum"
in 5 reviews
"display boards"
in 2 reviews
"nice visit"
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"sir francis drake"
in 2 reviews
"quick visit"
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"historical information"
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"free museum"
in 2 reviews
"interesting place to visit"
in 2 reviews
"small island"
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"guide book"
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"the ground floor"
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"island history"
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"sea front"
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We walked past the castle ,but unfortunately didnt go in. wonderful setting on the waterfront,and looks quite imposing,impressive looking from a walk past.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Came to see worth it due to what you saw steps within it but it could improve with an audio tour the enterance was 3 Euro each

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

As others have mentioned the historical museum housed within the castle is let down by the lack of English graphics but that is a small quibble when faced with an excellent collection of historical artefacts and reconstructions in such an amazing setting. For visitors with...More

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Reviewed 16 March 2018

Walked along the seafront and then out to the castle for a look around. It is part of the old historic fortifications of the town and the building is reasonably well maintained. Unfortunately we could only look from the outside as the museum was closed...More

1  Thank Peeceecee
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Reviewed 13 March 2018

The Castle off San Gabriel in Arrecife is part of the historic fortifications of the port area. It has now been relaunched as the Museo de Historia de Arrecife. A lot of money has been spent on this site but all the display boards are...More

1  Thank AdrianDD
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Reviewed 16 February 2018 via mobile

Good value at only €3 per person (oaps and kids free) if you speak Spanish. We were told on arrival that it was in Spanish but that there was an English brochure so we accepted and went in. Unfortunately it was just a very small...More

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Reviewed 5 February 2018 via mobile

Visited here whilst touring Lanzarote. We didn’t go inside but had a look round the outside and admired the cannons and the structure

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Reviewed 1 February 2018

Small but full of exhibits. Interesting history of the island. Well presented. Welcoming guides and information in several languages.

Thank Cee B
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Reviewed 26 January 2018

The approach to the fort (or castle) is really quite spectacular - a fitting setting for a scene in one of the Pirates of the Caribbean films! The fort is larger inside than it looks from the outside and is full of interesting facts about...More

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Reviewed 24 January 2018

we have this castle just in front our hotel, and every morning enjoi to see the walking for go there, one day we visit and the visit was very interesting because give news in detail about the story of this island . as usual in...More

Thank Peter d
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