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El Castillo Museo y Jardines

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Valor ingreso: Adultos $12.000 COP Niños entre 3 y 11 años: $8.000 COP Estudiantes, presentando un carnet válido y vigente: $8.000 COP Parqueadero: Carros $6.000 Motos $3.000
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Carrera 9 32 269 | Loma de Los Balsos, El Poblado, Medellin 050014, Colombia
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Reviewed 2 days ago

I was greeted at the main entrance by a very rude and disrespectful woman. She explained that we could not walk through the house alone and she would accompany us. I could tell she was displeased at my level of Spanish. She gave very curt...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Libby S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stunning grounds. Very peaceful and quiet first thing in the morning. Well kept. We can't speak Spanish well and asked if we could just go and see the grounds but we were told no and had to do the tour. The tour is hourly in...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank 43tasneema
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I loved hearing the history of the family and seeing their collection of medical and musical things. The grounds were absolutely gorgeous

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Abigail P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I had seen photos, but they cannot compare with actually walking through this amazing structure. For the Christmas season hundreds of miniature scenes depicting the birth of Christ & Mary and Joseph's journey. The Castle itself has very little furniture remaining, except in the music...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Hans R
Reviewed 26 November 2018 via mobile

We enjoyed our visit to the grounds, and thought it was super pretty, but it’s nothing overly special for tourism. I’d give it a 4 if we could have just walked through the house real quick, but they make you do a tour that lasts...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 26 November 2018 via mobile

It was a nice house, not even that old. (1930s) I don't understand the draw. Nice view (describes the entire city of Medellín!), decent grounds. I wouldn't go out of my way to visit. I don't understand all the great reviews.

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank Schlim
Reviewed 13 November 2018

The Castillo is a villa belonging to a prominent Medellin family in 20s to the 50s. It's museum has an eclectic collection from various periods and European countries. It has a lovely garden with a view of Medellin.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank JABuenafe
Reviewed 3 November 2018

The grounds of the castle are gorgeous, and it was great to see the Castle and learn more about its history. If you have time to see it, I suggest you do.

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank 614adeler
Reviewed 24 October 2018 via mobile

Beautiful castle and grounds. The gardens are stunning and offer a wonderful view of the city below. There are several fountains also surrounding the property. There is a small cafe for refreshments and they had just finished preparing fresh squeezed orange juice, delicious! There a...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank nckun8
Reviewed 28 August 2018 via mobile

Learning the history of the Castle is heart breaking, sad story. Oh, by the way please be aware that they only did Spanish tour. I'm not quite sure if they do an English one but the one they did was just in Spanish. I was...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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curious2012
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Response from PS401Bill | Reviewed this property |
You are writing to the wrong person. I never wrote such a comment in my review- "egregious proofs of old money in the hands of those who never had to work for" . I do not hold such views either.
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