Castillo de los Templarios, Ponferrada

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Visit a unique piece of history at Castillo de los Templarios, a beautiful 13th-century castle built by the Knights Templar. The castle exterior is perfect for photos. Walk through the halls and head up to the roof for great views over the surroundings hills and mountains. Don’t miss the exhibit on medieval culture and lifestyle. There is an informative library, as well. Using our online itinerary creator, Ponferrada attractions like Castillo de los Templarios can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • Located in the historic heart of Ponferrada, is in great condition looks imposing, with a magical outside, practically film, excellent views over the city of Ponferrada and river. Highlight, in addition to the own walls, the library, with perfect copies of ancient manuscripts treated herbologicos and different theme, as well as outfits Templar exposure available audioguide, and also has a video in which all the castles and fortresses of the western part of Castilla y León, are in sight of dron some of them practically in ruins
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  • The castle of Ponferrada outside looks beautiful, but could not go because he had a yorkshire dog in her arms. I do not understand that in the 21st century, with the tolerance that exist towards the pets, which can lead to hotels, transportation public... and that they cannot enter in a natural and open enclosure. They could demand that they were tied, with muzzle, in arms, only in areas open... but the entrance, directly is not prohibited them. Visit to Ponferrada frustrated! because apart from the castle there is much more to see.
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  • Ponferrada, the old Templar Castle Is worth a look if in you go, The staff there are very helpful Much more so than tourist info. The castle, once home to Templars bold, Has an interesting exhibition ...  more »
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  • Great visit! (Especially for free on Wednesdays). Take a stroll along the wall and climb the towers. Neat exhibit of books and information about the Middle Ages, Templar Knights, and warfare. You can also walk down to the river and see a different view of the castle. While here, make sure you walk up to the Plaza de la Encina to see the statue of the Templar Knight and the Virgen in the Oak.
  • Beautiful place to visit. The castle is so well preserve with all it's libraries, the dungeons, etc. That one has the sensation of feeling of the Middle Ege's life
  • This 12th century castle is a real treat for tourist. Amazingly preserved, it looks over the river 50m below.
  • A place incredible. The castle is amazing with its library about templars, but you can also enjoy the (small) old city, hanging around....
  • This classic castle is a special treat for anyone with a interest in the fascinating warrior monks, the Knight's Templar. The walls are built in a style to allow archers to shoot down through the many openings.

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