Castillo Templario de Ponferrada, Ponferrada

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Visit a unique piece of history at Castillo Templario de Ponferrada, 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. Castillo Templario de Ponferrada is just one of the many highlights you can arrange to see using our online itinerary creator, Ponferrada Edition.
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  • Some excellent. Views and the very interesting library Wednesday free entrance to all museums and the Castle
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  • Templar castle with some impressive exterior. The interior allows you to enjoy wonderful views of Ponferrada, but still pending much restoration. Visit indispensable if you are by Leon. Wednesday admission is free, the same q for other monuments of the city. Obviously, Wednesday there is no availability of guided tour of the Castle.
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  • Well preserved its towers and battlements with new annexes which do not detract the set. It is necessary to also flow the imagination, especially if you are travelling with children. It has a spectacular view of the city.
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  • This 12th century castle is a real treat for tourist. Amazingly preserved, it looks over the river 50m below.
  • 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
  • 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.
  • A beautifully restored Templar castle. A must see location to visit in the region