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Ancient Stonework

Looked a few times for the Castle Wall & think I found it up a steep winding street in the Old... read more

Reviewed 17 October 2014
sugarandspice2
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Languedoc-Roussillon, France
Not much left

Found the castle wall on one of my walks around Albufeira but not really much to look at. There is... read more

Reviewed 3 February 2013
neillyb57
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Oldham, United Kingdom
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1 Jun 2018
“Two parts to the old castle wall”
13 Mar 2018
“A walk through the old town ”
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Very little of the old town castle (Al-buhera) remains; this section of wall is a reminder.
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Rua Joaquim Pedro Samora, Albufeira 8200-145, Portugal
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Reviewed 1 June 2018 via mobile

Not very well signposted, and sadly not A lot left of it, but there are two parts to the old castle one is the "northern port site of the old port of access to the castle" which every body goez to, and the second part...More

Thank Sue W
Reviewed 13 March 2018 via mobile

If you climb up through the PortaSanta Ana you pass the shell house and then climbing up further you see the stones of the old castle wall. This is nothing to go looking specifically for but it is enjoyable walking through the narrow streets as...More

1  Thank Lesterbeach
Reviewed 3 August 2017 via mobile

A wall with nothing left on the inside. Don't know what I paid for. If you've seen it from the outside you know what you get when you get inside...

Thank David B
Reviewed 2 February 2017 via mobile

I'm a bit of a culture vulture & am happy to track down a church etc but this really is a waste of time.

Thank Phil-Joel
Reviewed 26 March 2016

Very small piece of the old castle. Just a small piece of wall about 20 feet wide containing some original stonework.A large part is still under the current buildings.

1  Thank Nomadman411978
Reviewed 15 October 2015

You can see that´s an old wall. You will not get excited. It is poorly restored and gives you a feeling that it is an artificial wall. Not worth visiting!

1  Thank Frits L
Reviewed 9 October 2015

If you miss this no big deal. As far as history goes this is not very exciting, especially if you have been around and travelled.

Thank Robert B
Reviewed 5 August 2015

Like most towns of the old days, there are remnants of the old town, castle or city walls, I say remnants, because that is what is left, not much in this case, I saw the photo saying 'Norte Porta' and it brought me back, still...More

1  Thank Theycallitmadness
Reviewed 17 October 2014

Looked a few times for the Castle Wall & think I found it up a steep winding street in the Old Town. There is a plaque next to it in Portuguese saying Northern Entrance , so I think that must be it . My photo...More

Thank sugarandspice2
Reviewed 3 February 2013

Found the castle wall on one of my walks around Albufeira but not really much to look at. There is simply a piece of the old castle wall and a plaque in Portugese.

5  Thank neillyb57
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