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A hint of the past

I had taken the bus from Madrid to Chinchón, wanting to see a less touristy but still interesting... read more

Reviewed 26 February 2018
abcfox
,
Inver Grove Heights, Minnesota
via mobile
Not worth a trip

Just not very much interesting to see at this castle. Pile of rocks. Just enjoy the plaza and... read more

Reviewed 28 August 2017
KEB94133
,
San Francisco
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  • Excellent6%
  • Very good17%
  • Average42%
  • Poor29%
  • Terrible6%
26 Feb 2018
“A hint of the past”
28 Aug 2017
“Not worth a trip”
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28370 Chinchon, Spain
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Reviewed 26 February 2018 via mobile

I had taken the bus from Madrid to Chinchón, wanting to see a less touristy but still interesting part of this area of Spain. A very helpful woman on the bus suggested I climb the hill from the bus stop to start at the castle....More

Thank abcfox
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Reviewed 28 August 2017

Just not very much interesting to see at this castle. Pile of rocks. Just enjoy the plaza and look at this from a distance.

Thank KEB94133
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Reviewed 9 April 2017

This fortress looks great from the distance. Unfortunately it is falling part. It would be great to see EU money in work to preserve piece of history. Later generations will appreciate it. If these kind of places are let to crumble down, it is a...More

Thank mWrite
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Reviewed 25 October 2016

Poor site in need of a great deal of work. No information to hand or guidence indications.However some good views are available of the surrounding countryside.

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Reviewed 13 October 2016

It is a shame that this castle will eventually crumble since no one is maintaining it. I can only imagine what the cost to restore the castle would be, so it is a good thing I do not live in Spain or I would probably...More

Thank Toni H
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Reviewed 11 September 2016

A castle is closed and in poor condition, but the view of the valley is beautiful. Not worth a trip.

Thank PawelJK
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Reviewed 10 September 2015

The location of the castle is spectacular, and it is quite incredible how the structure is still in such good condition considering it is completely neglected and nothing is being done to maintain it. Worth a side trip for 15 minutes to 30 minutes to...More

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Reviewed 31 August 2015

If one likes to stroll around the castles of Spain this one you will enjoy. Plenty of history & well maintained.

Thank Mark C
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