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Castelo de Leiria

Leiria 2400, Portugal
+351 244 813 982
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One of the most beautifuls castle of Portugal

Very beautiful from outside, inside we can see the views to the city of Leiria and visit the... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
gmsf1975
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London, United Kingdom
Worths a visit

Easy to arrive by foot, even if a bit of a steep walk. Totally restored in the XXth century after... read more

Reviewed 21 May 2017
Vitor B
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Lisbon, Portugal
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Leiria 2400, Portugal
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very beautiful from outside, inside we can see the views to the city of Leiria and visit the museum, but at the end we have a sensation that ẃe could discover more about this monument. There are places we couldn't visit for sure.

Thank gmsf1975
Reviewed 21 May 2017

Easy to arrive by foot, even if a bit of a steep walk. Totally restored in the XXth century after the Napoleonic troops left it in ruins, the complex story around Ernesto Korrodi and the rehabilitation process is already worth a visit. Those interested in...More

1  Thank Vitor B
Reviewed 8 May 2017 via mobile

Hard to find and not much too it. Run down and no clear sign posts. The only highlight is the good views

Thank Deborah F
Reviewed 8 May 2017

Overall Leiria is a sympathetic city, with nice shops and little restaurants. To reach the "Castelo" you must climb a while, but that is, of course, also good for the condition. As every visitor will experience, on the top of the castle the views are...More

Thank Eduard O
Reviewed 20 April 2017

From the Castle you can get a great perspective of Leiria evolution and take good photos. A part of the castle is very well preserved still with the roof (which is not so common in Portuguese castles) while other parts are more ruined which also...More

Thank PedroRBC
Reviewed 17 April 2017

Well worth visiting if in Leiria. A lot of the castle is in-tact and the abbey and bottom half of the castle don't have a roof so when you go right to the top you can see down into all the other parts. There is...More

Thank Luci R
Reviewed 17 April 2017

Nice views from the top over the whole city. As with most castles in Portugal, there isn't any tour or explanations of the history - you're just left to explore on your own. If you like this and don't mind a bit of climbing, this...More

Thank Calum C
Reviewed 24 March 2017

The Leiria Castle is on the top of the city and you can see it from almost anywhere in the city. You can literaly walk there, as the access is very easy to get. In there you will see that the castle was devastated by...More

Thank Joao M
Reviewed 17 February 2017

This castle is not in the greatest state of preservation except for one side that has been very well kept. However, it is still really cool to walk around, and you can even climb on the walls and get to the top of the tallest...More

Thank tcnick
Reviewed 8 February 2017

Beatiful Castle. Entry fee. 2.10 €. On the top of the city, god Views around the city. I Was the only visitor this day.

1  Thank agusticassa
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