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Intrigued for years, decided to go in!

As regular visitors to the area we've passed this place several times so took the plunge, paid 2... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Braunton, United Kingdom
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Taylor's Tours

An excellent place to visit with unusual features. Only a small site and easy to explore. We were... read more

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Crewe, United Kingdom
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All year open from Wednesday to Sunday. Visit our webpage for further info.
Suggested duration: < 1 hour
Finca La Carraca S/N | Carretera Costa del Sol, 29639, Benalmadena, Spain
+34 678 03 40 11
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All reviews christopher columbus fairy tale cheap entry worth a visit small castle nice photos entry fee opening times steep hill per adult old village walk around couple of hours buddhist temple lovely place few hours folly
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

As regular visitors to the area we've passed this place several times so took the plunge, paid 2€ each and went. Abargain considering the beautiful grounds as well as the many forms of architecture used to construct this building and boat. It's definitely worth a...More

Thank DebbiefromDevon
Reviewed 2 days ago

An excellent place to visit with unusual features. Only a small site and easy to explore. We were a party of 4 adults of which 2 were aged 81 and 78 but we managed to see all the site with no difficult. Later other members...More

Thank Ronald T
Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited this landmark, amazing to look at and an interesting history of how it came to be built. Was quiet when I visited so able to get all around the building with ease and get lots of good photos.

Thank pecks80
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited early in a Sunday morning in November.Lovely as not many people.Visually it is amazing.Kids loved climbing all the little staircases etc.Be a nice place to take a picnic and sit on the grass as doesn’t take too long to walk around.Cheap entry fee...More

Thank hertsdaytripper123
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Well worth the time!! View is outstanding, clean well maintained grounds. Limited hours, make sure you have the timetable.

Thank Barbara Lynn B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Colomares Castle was built between 1987 and 1994, it joins different architectonic styles: Gothic, Arabic, Byzantine, Romanesque and Arabic. The entry fee is only Euro 2 and is an good way to spend 1 to 2 hours in a nice setting. From the gardens...More

Thank Renzo C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This castle is really good. The detail is outstanding. Well worth a visit. cheap to enter. The view is also good.

Thank Anne M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

What a fascinating place though sad that someone put so much effort and expense into the place and then ran out of money. A real tribute to Christopher Columbus and I hope someone invests to finish it and keep it going.

Thank shalhols
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Took the bus up into Benalmadena old town and walked for 15 - 20 minutes to find this little gem of a place. 2 Euro entry fee was great value to see this building in memory of Christopher Columbus - so many lovely sculptures remembering...More

Thank AlanK1840
Reviewed 6 October 2018 via mobile

It’s a beautiful place close to Benalmadena pueblo. About a 10 minute walk down from the village. My 9 year old loved it. I was a bit disappointed when I found out this was just built and not a historical place. It’s still worth the...More

Thank JonnaP800
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19 October 2018|
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Response from milly183 | Reviewed this property |
Yes definitely I'd have no problem taking a buggy
Philip F
12 September 2018|
Response from werw | Reviewed this property |
A very long uphill walk from balmoral. Dont know about taxi fare but i got the 121 bus which goes to mijas and got off at benalmadena pueblo and from there its a short walk down to colomares which is well worth a visit.
2 September 2018|
Response from Turystka42 | Reviewed this property |
For sure 10 a.m. to 1.30 p.m., then fiesta and again in the afternoon between 5 p.m. and 9 p.m. I don't know if it concerns also other periods (after July and August). I recommend checking the hours before arrival.
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