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Parque Monte del Castro

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Address: Paseo Cedros s/n, 36203 Vigo, Spain
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Excellent views!

A wonderful walk well worth the effort of the climb, with stunning views from the top and beautiful gardens/natural scenery. Unfortunately I visited when it was foggy but even... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 21 October 2016
Sarah L
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016

A wonderful walk well worth the effort of the climb, with stunning views from the top and beautiful gardens/natural scenery. Unfortunately I visited when it was foggy but even still, the views were excellent! Information stands in English, Spanish, and Galician are a nice touch to learn about the history of the area.

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

the ancient fortress point with nice park surrounding is a very pleasant tourist attraction ; you can walk up from plaza Espana and go down to old VIGO via the stairs to plaza do Rei

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2016 via mobile

Its a must do in Vigo. The strolling is smooth with beautiful gardens and sight seeing. Full service and plenty of parking.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016 via mobile

Excellent place, worth climbing. Especially on a sunny day, the panorama is unforgettable as the major part of the city could be seen from above.

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Denver, Colorado
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016

It's quite a walk but well worth it! The grounds are in great shape and there is so much history to see and experience. Those with limited mobility will want to take a cab up and plan on extra time if using a cane. For those in a walker or wheelchair, access is quite limited.

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Thank Russ J
Catalonia, Spain
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 September 2016

It takes time to get to the top but the views are incredible. A pity that the building of the town hall interfere with the views at half way. Who approved the project of the modern building??? The views are worth the effort.

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Province of Pontevedra, Spain
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2016 via mobile

Great viewing from the top but it's hard work getting there so many steps but well worth the effort you can see the isle of cies and the fantastic coastline a great park!

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London
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2016

Nice gardens when you are up there but the route up could do with a bit more loving care. The views are good but there is one particular tall building that spoils the view and we were surprised that planners allowed it.

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Porto, Portugal
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016

It's nice that you're able to climb so up and see the city views, but the truth is that there are some really ugly buildings that ruin that view. The garden is nice.

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Horsham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 September 2016

This is a really beautiful place to visit very scenic and just a lovely ambiance peaceful and relaxing.

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