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Museo de la Pirateria, Teguise

Categories: Castles, History Museums, Museums, Tourist Spots
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2.1/5 based on 110+ reviews on the web
While Museo de la Pirateria is not an easy place to access, the museum's contents and remarkable location make the trip worth it. Sitting atop a hill overlooking Teguise, the castle requires visitors to navigate a narrow road with sharp drops on either side, and even parking spots are located on the edge of a cliff because of limited space. Regardless, incredible views await you in every direction. The fortification once protected the land from pirates, but now acts as a memorial. Learn about the history of piracy in the area, see ancient weapons, and even examine a replica of the castle as it once was. Models of the ships are also available. Make Museo de la Pirateria part of your personalized Lanzarote itinerary using our Lanzarote vacation trip planner.
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  • A complete visit. The views of the area are impressive, the castle is very cool and the exposure of pirates is very interesting. £ 3 worth much.
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  • Perhaps it more known of Teguise is the flea market and the Museum of the piracy. It is impressive to see how a small island as Lanzarote with little defensive capacity was at the mercy of the pirates who periodically their people, looted abducted people for ransom or make them slaves, etc. Rarely they were so fortunate to be able to shelter in time within the walls of the castle that houses the Museum. Other times they sheltering even in the Cueva de los Verdes inside until the pirates left the island. Interior exhibition is very interesting as it is a great compilation of stories that watches the inhabitants of the island with the dreaded piracy.
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  • Partner of 27 years. The entrance is €3. This inside a castle on top of a volcano, which although it is small this very well since you explained with photos, videos... The history of piracy in the Islands. The espectular are the views from the top, recommended. Small car park, so that better go early in the morning.
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