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Castillet

Place de Verdun, 66000, Perpignan, France
+33 4 68 35 42 05
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Amazing building

It doesn't look real, more like a film set! It dominates its surroundings, and you walk through... read more

Reviewed April 13, 2018
alisonwillott
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South Wales, United Kingdom
Impressive building

You can climb to the rop for an amazing view over Perpignan. Quite a few steps to the top and once... read more

Reviewed April 2, 2018
Linda M
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Warrington, United Kingdom
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  • Average20%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“old town” (6 reviews)
“small museum” (3 reviews)
“local history” (2 reviews)
LOCATION
Place de Verdun, 66000, Perpignan, France
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+33 4 68 35 42 05
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"interesting displays"
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"takes about minutes"
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"stairs to climb"
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"main gate"
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"euro entrance fee"
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"enjoyed our visit"
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"historic building"
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"well worth a visit"
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"catalan"
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"tower"
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Reviewed 13 April 2018

It doesn't look real, more like a film set! It dominates its surroundings, and you walk through the arch to get into the old town. Totally amazing pink colour. We didn't go into the museum - shut on Sundays and Mondays.

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Reviewed 2 April 2018

You can climb to the rop for an amazing view over Perpignan. Quite a few steps to the top and once up there the walkway around it allows a 360 view of the city. Small fee to go in and there are various rooms with...More

Thank Linda M
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Reviewed 13 February 2018

Nearly 150 steps to the top for the views but start there as it makes the rest of the visit easier. Interesting puppet exhibition and details about Perpignan history

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Reviewed 1 November 2017

There is quite a lot of climbing but the view of the City from the tower is unrivalled. The displays are also well done but you need good French

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Reviewed 19 October 2017

It only cost 2 Euro entrance fee! It is the historic gate to the town and a leaflet, available in English, gives you a brief history. The information panels in the rooms give a more in depth history of Perpignan but are in French. It...More

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Reviewed 19 October 2017

This place stands out as something worth visiting and is a pittance to get in. In truth there isn't a lot inside but there is a lot of history retold on wall plaques, and a set of stairs to climb up the tower - and...More

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Reviewed 18 September 2017 via mobile

Had a guiding tour to the top ( 142 steps up. ) My husband understand France but I only a little bit. So I Would recommend English guide if you don't speak France. A lot of information. The view was worth the walking !

Thank Elín H
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Reviewed 6 September 2017

Great walk up the stairs, beautiful. Iews, interesting museum. But impossible for people with physical difficulties. Needs a lift.

Thank lja1Uk
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Reviewed 9 August 2017

Well worth a visit.English translation would be nice but were able to enjoy without.Adults pay to get in but cannot remember how much.Kids are free.Well worth whatever we paid.

Thank peterfalvey
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Reviewed 1 August 2017

The welcome here is friendly and the advice to go up the tower well worth taking - only 2 euros for a pretty good view of the river, the cathedral and the palace. It is a fair way to the top but the cool breeze...More

Thank David F
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