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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 1 week ago

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.

Thank JABuenafe
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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.

1  Thank Adele E
Reviewed 4 weeks ago 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

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

1  Thank Quinn T
Reviewed 11 August 2018

I visited the El Castillo Museo y Jardines with a friend on a trip to Medellin on holiday. We got there first thing on a weekday morning and took the tour, which was only in Spanish. Luckily my friend was fluent and I could pick...More

Thank Alden-from-Chicago
Reviewed 29 July 2018 via mobile

Beautiful Castle and gardens, located in Loma los Balsos in El Poblado. You'll learn the tragic history of a affluent family in Medellin. You can take great pictures of the outside of the castle and its beautiful gardens, but no pictures inside. The entrance is...More

1  Thank manolo93
Reviewed 10 June 2018 via mobile

It’s a french castle in the middle of Medellin. The architecture is the same of the castles of Loire valley in France. The gardens are beautiful where you can have a pic-nic. You can buy the pic-nic menu in the coffee shop. The museum tour...More

1  Thank Msanu77
Reviewed 13 May 2018

Interesting sort of private and underground story behind this place. You will be stunned by the gardens and vegetation. Inside the mansion you will go through some interesting antiques, but what is truly magnificent is the story behind the whole thing. Not what I was...More

Thank Ivan M
Reviewed 1 May 2018

Visiting the gardens and listening to instrumental music, guided tour in Spanish in the house with plenty of collected things such as porcelains, pieces of art, books and more for only 12000 COP - amazing 😉 (especially after visiting before this attraction the house/museum of...More

1  Thank eat_love_read_travel
Reviewed 18 April 2018 via mobile

This castle french-gothic style building was a private residence and has been donated by the former owner and is now a museum with a huge garden, where you could also enjoy a nice picnic, having a coffee or just chill out. There are guided tours,...More

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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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