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A very nice castle with a place in Portuguese history. Very interesting. Very well conserved. Good... read more

Reviewed 4 September 2018
Jorge S
Porto, Portugal
Beautiful view

The view from the high of the castle is beautiful, the guide very friendly, and the exhibition... read more

Reviewed 8 August 2018
Marie-Thérèse F
Alenquer, Portugal
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Rua do Castelo, Belmonte 6250-048, Portugal
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Reviewed 4 September 2018

A very nice castle with a place in Portuguese history. Very interesting. Very well conserved. Good location.

Thank Jorge S
Reviewed 23 August 2018 via mobile

Small castle in the historic portion of Belmont. It is well maintained and some portions appear reconstructed. It is not very large but the story of the castle is interesting and can be read on site. It is well worth a short visit.

Thank Wynand P
Reviewed 8 August 2018

The view from the high of the castle is beautiful, the guide very friendly, and the exhibition about Ceuta interesting, and allow to enter in the castle room, I enjoyed it even if not very big.

Thank Marie-Thérèse F
Reviewed 16 April 2018

It sits at the top of the hill so there are very nice views of the surrounding area. If you're in the area, it's worth a visit.

Thank Linda B
Reviewed 9 April 2018

a wonderful well preserved castle worth visiting in any season of the year, with lots of attractions inside and toip views over town

Thank drchrysc
Reviewed 25 October 2017

The castle location is the highest point in the region. Therefore, the view is great on sunset when we came. Easy to find, 3 minutes walking from the historical center of Belmonte.

Thank RonaJerusalem
Reviewed 16 October 2017 via mobile

In a great location, as usual for castles, this one does not have much left from the original building. There's a huge amphitheatre in the middle which really breaks the mood of the place. They offer interesting exhibits.

Thank Alexandre C
Reviewed 29 September 2017

Excellent location at highest point of Belmonte. Easy to find. Cheap entry fee. Nothing overly special about the place if you have seen castles elsewhere. The day we visited there was a colorful fair in the plaza near the castle entrance which added dramatically to...More

Thank golouis99
Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

It is very small but it was clean and well treated. The exposition was kind of weak. It isn't possible to go to the best parts of the castle The price is only 2 euros

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Reviewed 16 July 2017

We walked up here while on our visit to Belmonte. We did not go in, but it is quite impressive from the outside. It gives the town its medieval feel. We wish we had more to time to enjoy it, but if you are walking...More

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