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The Castle, Newcastle, Newcastle upon Tyne
(4.3/5 based on 440+ reviews on the web)
Newcastle's Castle Keep and Black Gate have reunited as a combined visitor attraction - Newcastle Castle.

Uncover the changing face of the Castle through the ages: from royal fortress and border stronghold to grim dungeon and teeming slum.

New exhibits allow visitors to experience what life would have been like for inhabitants in two of North East England's most fascinating historic buildings.
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  • It has entrance behind the parking lot, after visiting the first tower, is passed through a central courtyard and you will reach the Castle. Well signposted and with excellent view of the city from the terrace.
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  • While walking towards the river we were suddenly face to face with this castle. Definitely worth to walk through and because it is an important piece of history of this city. Recommended du.
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  • I very much recommend this tourist attraction. I was impressed by much. So I recommend visit to first hour of the morning. Don't forget to go to the top you can see the best views of Newcastle.
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