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We visited this 1000year old waterfront castle that overlooks the port, beach and over the town. 4... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Exeter, United Kingdom
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nice castle to get views of the city

It's nicely maintained, with some multimedia exhibitions. Great views of the city and the water... read more

Reviewed 20 August 2018
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Calle Guzman el Bueno, 11380 Tarifa, Spain
+34 956 68 46 89
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The most interesting aspect of Tarifa is that Africa is only 14 kilometers away and Morocco's mountains can be seen everyday. In addition to the castle, the city itself has an old quarter that is quite interesting to walk through. One can also organize a...More

Thank Jean-Claude A
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

With a very cheap ticket you Will have the opportunity to visit inside and expecially outside the Castle. We Met a very kind man working There Who told us about some gossip as we'll! Best view on town, Sea and harbour from the tower or...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited this 1000year old waterfront castle that overlooks the port, beach and over the town. 4 euros each to enter and closes at 4.30pm. Well worth a visit

Thank J K
Reviewed 20 August 2018

It's nicely maintained, with some multimedia exhibitions. Great views of the city and the water. Just minutes away from the streets of the old town and can be a sight to include into the day trip.

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Reviewed 21 July 2018

It dates back to the 7th century and is named after Guzman the Good after he conquered the city named after the Berber Tarif.

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Reviewed 13 July 2018

We spent some time here, because there was not much else to do, because the weather was terrible outside. I would recommend this historic fort to anyone going to Tarifa.

2  Thank Olivia089
Reviewed 11 February 2018 via mobile

A very interesting castle which guards Tarifa from the Straits of Gibraltar. Well organised displays and printed guided tour in Spanish and English which explains the history. Magnificent views from the ramparts.

1  Thank ashuk
Reviewed 9 February 2018

We have been there with the family and it was quite interesting ! The view is super nice and the castle is full of history !

Thank Tony Z
Reviewed 6 February 2018 via mobile

Visited this castle in Tarifa today. Lots of interesting things to see in and round it. Learn about it's history in a fun way, well worth a visit, we were there for about 2 1/2 hours.

2  Thank Stephen H
Reviewed 3 February 2018

We enjoyed seeing the castle and spending time in the museum. Many spots for a good photo too. We also took a walk along part of the town walls (pay €5 instead of €4 and a walk on part of the wall is included). Note...More

1  Thank jilltim
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