Castillo San Carlos, Concordia

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Visit the historic Castillo San Carlos, an abandoned 19th century palace that was ruined in a fire in 1938 and a site of many local legends and mysteries. Antoine de Saint-Exupery landed here to rest from a flight in 1932, and was inspired by the castle and its surroundings to write “The Little Prince.” Take a guided tour of the place to learn about the history of the castle and the stories that surround it. Roam the spacious park that surrounds the ruins, have a picnic, or visit the botanical garden in the complex. Work out when and for how long to visit Castillo San Carlos and other Concordia attractions using our handy Concordia tour itinerary planner .
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  • September 18, 2017
    The day we were not had guided but equal you could enjoy and know its history. Your ideal environment to spend the day.
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  • September 6, 2017
    The restoration of the Castle you found frillo. We love to visit it. The scenery is fantastic. The Passarella returned the safe visit.
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  • August 24, 2017
    Very nice park filled with history, nature. Nice environment near the uruguay River. Highly recommended to visit
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  • May 2, 2017
    The surprise of my trip to Concordia. I went to was on the schedule of the trip with the respective very low but actually guided changed everything. The stories of family and illustrious visitors kept entertaining up to the most selfless. The enhancement was the ruins is magnificent.
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  • July 9, 2017
    Beautiful place, to learn a little history and spend the afternoon in its parks. Excellent maintenance.
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  • June 12, 2017
    Stop safety pins if you are in Concord. Happy place where was born the little Prince! Excellent restoration work!? I had the opportunity to tour with several of the guides and that stands out most is a fat man type Ranger that always goes with a hat. Do not miss it!
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  • July 22, 2017
    Beautiful place to enjoy with the family. Very good maintenance.
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