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Excellent viewpoint

Try to visit with a guided tour, to fully understand the premises. Not sure if tours are available... read more

Reviewed 18 May 2018
albertet
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lleida
Almost ignored

Nestled at the top of one of the hills of Lleida, Gardeny castle is half forgotten or ignored by... read more

Reviewed 19 August 2015
stendek
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lleida
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17 May 2018
“Excellent viewpoint”
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Reviewed 19 August 2015

Nestled at the top of one of the hills of Lleida, Gardeny castle is half forgotten or ignored by the people of Lleida. Maybe it is because for decades in was a military center with barracks and thousands of soldiers dwelling there. Now that he...More

2  Thank stendek
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Reviewed 18 May 2018

Try to visit with a guided tour, to fully understand the premises. Not sure if tours are available in English, most probably in Catalan and Spanish only.

Thank albertet
Reviewed 15 May 2018 via mobile

Impressive from outside but actually only one room remaining & restored with some rather twee if unnecessarily so presentation of history. The view from the roof is not so impressive as that from the Bell Tower of the adjacent Cathedral. Barely worth the climb.

Thank Sandra L
Reviewed 7 August 2017

My son and I went to see Gardeny castle during our road trip around Northern Spain and it was well worth stopping there if you are driving past. The ruins are in the middle of improvements to the surrounding area so we couldn't wander around...More

1  Thank AnnieDHCCo
Reviewed 29 December 2015

This site is nowhere near as preserved as the Seu Vella, but it's an important piece of history nonetheless. You can learn about how the Knights Templar came into possession of the hill and modest castle, and see some fractions of ancient murals. It's quite...More

Thank FelixMacias
Reviewed 19 August 2015

Nestled at the top of one of the hills of Lleida, Gardeny castle is half forgotten or ignored by the people of Lleida. Maybe it is because for decades in was a military center with barracks and thousands of soldiers dwelling there. Now that he...More

2  Thank stendek
Reviewed 23 July 2015 via mobile

I loved the ruins and the view of the city from the walls. You can really feel the importance of this place in ancient times. The Church bare but nice. The people working there were really nice, but I recommend to do a video of...More

Thank Isy z
Reviewed 22 June 2014

A proper castle for once. Built to dominate the country round about and, more importantly, the town down below. Note the clear field of fire you'd get from the upper car park.

1  Thank ELear
Reviewed 5 January 2013

Medieval cathedral fortress on top of mount, more church than castle. Great views. Too bad the church is not open to the public.

1  Thank LoveTravelin_13
Reviewed 20 October 2012

A delusion as the surronding area looks, full of debrises and dirt. Visit of the ruins not worth, as inside no historical pieces can be seen..

Thank massimoTarragona
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