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Castelo de Tomar

Colina do Castelo, Tomar 2300-000, Portugal
+351 249 315 089
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  • Excellent73%
  • Very good22%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Colina do Castelo, Tomar 2300-000, Portugal
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Reviewed yesterday

Much to see and explore - the castle, the convent, the grounds. A steep walk up to it but we took a tuktuk up the hill and walked back down.

Thank Margaret H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

worth the price! We enjoyed 2 hours of exploring. Not one bad picture! I'd recommend a visit to anyone

Thank becky888888
Reviewed 1 week ago

The convent is located within the castle, but take time to explore the castle, the wall, and the grounds before heading into the convent. Grab a quick and friendly tuk tuk at the plaza for a ride up the hill.

Thank Alex30032
Reviewed 1 week ago

It was fascinating and at the same time very, very interesting. The various rooms that you see, in additions to the outdoor square are very interesting. I would not recommend going there without a guide as you will not get the full explanations of the...More

Thank Kimi D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The castle is a memorable place, full of history, from it's foundation on the 1160. But there isn't the capability of thinking about your customer's experience, you don't put yourselves in the customers' shoes. There is a multimedia room with videos, but I could not...More

Thank travelwayround
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a must if visiting Tomar, it's such an enormous Castle and church and it's about a 7 minute climb up to the castle from the town centre or you can park up at the top. Allow at least an hour and a half...More

Thank traveldipper
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A wonderful place to explore. Its massive so allow a few hours as there's so much to see at the castle and the general area.Enjoy the nice town as well, very scenic and a few miles away is the Almoral castle with a boat ride...More

Thank Daphnenero
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Nice view from up. Very beautiful place. Huge castle, with lots of history. Good to do a picnic up there with good atmosphere and landscape. Nice to go walking, not so hard high.

Thank Letícia S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Everything a crusader fort/castle should be. Towering on top of the hill and well kept. Some of the stone carvings was weathered, but still great - especially around a fabulous window. And the church, where the crusaders could attend mass on horse back, also made...More

Thank JosteinJ
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I'm a total history buff. And I'm going to say this is one of my favourite historical locations in the world. I used to say it was undiscovered but the queues this year would suggest that it's been well and truly discovered. Terry Gilliam filmed...More

Thank Tony M
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Lou Ann P
6 June 2017|
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Response from xanneman | Reviewed this property |
I think the same. On their website nothing is said about closure. Or phone them for sure: +351 249 315 089
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Avenger888
17 April 2017|
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Response from Linda S | Reviewed this property |
Visiting the castle there is a small cafe on the left as you approach the top. I would recommend you park close to that and hide everything in the boot. The other person has made a good suggestion too. The town has lots of... More
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