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Castillo de Colomares

Finca La Carraca S/N. Carretera Costa del Sol, 29639, Benalmadena, Spain
+34 952 44 88 21
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a small a beautiful little castle

We had heard about this little castle and made an effort to seek it out. It was truly decorative... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
jnjdougan
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Phoenix, Arizona
Need to see to believe

This is a must see! An amazing structure and cheap to go in. Surrounded by great scenery and hard... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
kimym94
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Finca La Carraca S/N. Carretera Costa del Sol, 29639, Benalmadena, Spain
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+34 952 44 88 21
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We had heard about this little castle and made an effort to seek it out. It was truly decorative and really quite beautiful....I think it's called a monument because it really is tiny...I'm not sure if anyone ever lived in it... It is easy to...More

1  Thank jnjdougan
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a must see! An amazing structure and cheap to go in. Surrounded by great scenery and hard to believe someone could make something this beautiful.

Thank kimym94
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was a lucky find. Our friend, who lives ten minutes away, didn't know it existed. There aren't any tourist signs for it. It is absolutely stunning. It was built as different monuments to Christopher Colombus. There are monuments of La Santa Maria, his ship....More

Thank CLRaven
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Was surprised at the story behind this castle spotted it the day before while travelling to the butterfly park had to have a look

Thank Mary O
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A small monument dedicated to Colombus, cheep entrace/2€, you can even get a discount voucher in restaurants and highly recommended. Opened 10:00-13:30, 16:00-19:00

2  Thank LuciaBolson
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent architecture. A good visit for everyone. Only negative is that we can't go inside. But otherwise a good visit at very good value. Recommended

Thank summer19620
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Pretty castle.. didnt know it was there.. beautiful photo opportunities and just in general beautiful grounds.. only 2 euro per person so just enjoy the views

Thank Terri E
Reviewed 13 May 2017

This is a very nice location to visit, very quirky and good value. Within walking distance from the village. Highly recommended

Thank deana24
Reviewed 26 April 2017 via mobile

Nice location a bit off the beaten track and requires steep enough uphill and downhill walking. You would walk around it in about 30 minutes. So plan something else with this maybe the Buddhist Temple. Only costs €2.00 for entry and there are some amazing...More

Thank NiamhJulia89
Reviewed 25 April 2017 via mobile

The monument is nice to see if you are around that area. It takes about 30 mins to see and photograph all... Not spectacular though..

Thank Susana P
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NorthYorkshireCazzie
Hi, we are wanting to visit this while there. is there a bus to take you here or is a taxi better, if so how much does it cost?? Thanks
16 April 2017|
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Response from Oye J | Reviewed this property |
Hi, Best to catch a train and bus, depending on where you are heading from. Trains are about €2, while the bus fare is about €1.65.
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samuel t
Hi Could you please tell me how far Castillo de Colomares from bonanza square in walking distance Kindest Regards
17 March 2017|
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Response from | Reviewed this property |
1hr 12mins Walking and it's up hill. We walked it and it was a hard walk in the heat. Not many place to get a drink And you can't buy one there So make sure if you walk that you take a drink. It has funny opening hours so... More
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Alison F
I am taking my daughter to the butterfly park when staying in benalmadena next week, is this castle a far walk from there and is a a long/hilly walk(I'm taking my 83 year old grandad)
6 February 2017|
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Response from Honest777 | Reviewed this property |
Hi I was there into the first week in October and was told things slow down by the end of October so check opening days as some things may be closed.. The Butterfly park and Buddhist (Stupa) Temple are next to each other... More
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