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Needs repair

The Chinchon Castle is located an easy walk from the Plaza, all up hill. Of course as you return to... read more

Reviewed 13 June 2018
David_D_RBM
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Riga, Latvia
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Sadly not restored

Perhaps if restored it would be espectacular. The surrounding view is spectacular. In a clear day... read more

Reviewed 27 May 2018
AlexF939
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Tampa, FL
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12 Jun 2018
“Needs repair ”
26 May 2018
“Sadly not restored ”
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Not really worth walking up to, nothing really interesting to see at the castle, photograph from down in the valley, bit disappointing

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank l A
Reviewed 13 June 2018 via mobile

The Chinchon Castle is located an easy walk from the Plaza, all up hill. Of course as you return to the Plaza it is all downhill. The castle itself was closed during our visit and appears to desperately need repair. The views from the castle...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank David_D_RBM
Reviewed 11 June 2018 via mobile

The exterior of the castle and the views make it worth a stop. Too bad it hasn't been restored. You can see Madrid on a clear day.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank stonewithnomoss
Reviewed 27 May 2018 via mobile

Perhaps if restored it would be espectacular. The surrounding view is spectacular. In a clear day you can see Madrid to the north.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank AlexF939
Reviewed 26 February 2018 via mobile

I had taken the bus from Madrid to Chinchón, wanting to see a less touristy but still interesting part of this area of Spain. A very helpful woman on the bus suggested I climb the hill from the bus stop to start at the castle....More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank abcfox
Reviewed 29 August 2017

Just not very much interesting to see at this castle. Pile of rocks. Just enjoy the plaza and look at this from a distance.

Date of experience: November 2016
Thank KEB94133
Reviewed 9 April 2017

This fortress looks great from the distance. Unfortunately it is falling part. It would be great to see EU money in work to preserve piece of history. Later generations will appreciate it. If these kind of places are let to crumble down, it is a...More

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank mWrite
Reviewed 26 October 2016

Poor site in need of a great deal of work. No information to hand or guidence indications.However some good views are available of the surrounding countryside.

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank jamescE3374NI
Reviewed 14 October 2016

It is a shame that this castle will eventually crumble since no one is maintaining it. I can only imagine what the cost to restore the castle would be, so it is a good thing I do not live in Spain or I would probably...More

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank ToniH870
Reviewed 11 September 2016

A castle is closed and in poor condition, but the view of the valley is beautiful. Not worth a trip.

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank PawelJK
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