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grand castle

This is one of the more impressive castles with beautiful views of it and from it. We drove... read more

Reviewed 9 November 2018
Fort Wayne, Indiana
Wonderful castle to explore

Visiting Castelo de Leiria we felt as if we were exploring a castle all on our own. Few tourists... read more

Reviewed 25 October 2018
Cleveland, Ohio
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Reviewed 9 November 2018

This is one of the more impressive castles with beautiful views of it and from it. We drove somewhat out of our way to see it ad did not regret it

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 25 October 2018

Visiting Castelo de Leiria we felt as if we were exploring a castle all on our own. Few tourists, displays or guidelines leave you to your own imagination and daring in exploring the dizzying heights. After visiting landmarks in other cities with long queues this...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 1 October 2018

Excellent attraction to visit with good views of Leiria and close to cafes , restaurants and shops . Very interesting .

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 26 September 2018

Parking in the center of town it looked like the castle was so far away but actually the walk up was easy and gradually winding. The views are spectacular and worth every sweaty step! There was a filming of a documentary for a travel channel...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 7 August 2018

this charming, medieval castle can be seen from almost any point where you are, as you enter the city of Leiria; although climbing uphill to the castle is a little challenging to those physically not very fit, it is worth the try! The castle surrounded...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed 5 July 2018 via mobile

A good castle with a great view on the city. Entrance cost is 2.10 euros but I advice you to get 2.50 ticket for both castle and museum of moving image that is located nearby.

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed 3 July 2018 via mobile

It was a very good walk through the castle and we could see the different types of architecture and the constructions added in the 13th and 14th century. We enjoyed the ruines and especially the sights of Leiria.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Elena D
Reviewed 15 May 2018 via mobile

The visit of the Castle could be done but better to wait a nice weather to get the best view . From the city you can have some great pictures too. Interesting in the city.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Davidcau
Reviewed 14 May 2018

This was an unexpected treat! We arrived on a festival day so had free entry, and were amazed at how large and well preserved the castle is. There was plenty to see and excellent views from the top of the surrounding countryside.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Lynne C
Reviewed 3 May 2018 via mobile

The castle is on top of a hill and the view of the surrounding villages is very nice on its own. The visit is cheap (2€), but there are very few descriptions of what are essentially ruins. The rare descriptive panels are in Portuguese only...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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sheila e
18 July 2018|
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Response from Vladimir_Sukhanov | Reviewed this property |
There are some parking slots near the castle. But very few. Anyway it’s not the long climb