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Rubel Castle

844 N Live Oak Ave, Glendora, CA 91741-2251
+1 626-963-0419
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A must see!

What a find! My husband and I were searching for something to do on the weekend and we came across... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Tracey W
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Alta Loma, California
Amazing!

What a find! Built out of whatever Michael Rubel could find over the course of many years, it is a... read more

Reviewed January 17, 2018
Mom_of_Alex
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Los Angeles, California
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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844 N Live Oak Ave, Glendora, CA 91741-2251
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+1 626-963-0419
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

What a find! My husband and I were searching for something to do on the weekend and we came across Rubel Castle. It was perfect, as we only live 18 minutes away from the historic site. We thought we could make reservations and go. WRONG...More

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Reviewed January 17, 2018

What a find! Built out of whatever Michael Rubel could find over the course of many years, it is a truly unique place. In building, Michael Rubel just did whatever he felt like. You will find a caboose, a drawbridge, a clocktower, and a graveyard...More

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Reviewed October 23, 2017 via mobile

My friend and I like to find interesting historical places to visit. Just when we thought we had exhausted all Southern California options, we found this place. 2 hour tour with Docent, there was so much to look at in every direction, it was incredibly...More

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Reviewed September 24, 2017 via mobile

Hidden in the suburbs of Glendora is a treat to behold. Behind the high gates of Rubel Farm is a mans vision and dream come true with a ' devil may care attitude. Constructing rooms, walls and bell towers. Old engineering equipment and the likes....More

Thank Brandon1968
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Reviewed September 7, 2017

I visited the castle this year for the first time since I was a child. I gre up knowing that Rubel's Castle was a magical place where children can imagine a magical life. Now as an adult I thoroughly enjoyed the docent guided tour, California...More

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Reviewed August 10, 2017

I honestly don't know why they don't show you more interesting photos of this a,azing place online! We nearly didn't do the tour, but the guy who responded to my email was so nice, that I booked in and we're all SO GLAD that we...More

1  Thank Dromomaniac
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Reviewed May 29, 2017 via mobile

Incredible find in the middle in suburbia with tons of heart and soul. Rubel Castle is more than just an highly reinforced structure filled with rocks and tons of cement, it's about the journey of Michael Rubel, its founder and reason for its very existence....More

1  Thank stuffany
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Reviewed May 9, 2017

Oh wow, who knew this was in my own hometown when I was growing up!! The dream of Michael Rubel, the castle was started in the 1960s by Michael and his friends who used to have a fort on the land when they were kids....More

1  Thank fincaran
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Dianne B
September 19, 2017|
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Response from Dromomaniac | Reviewed this property |
No, it isn't, even the driveway entry is very steep, and they specifically say on their website that is is not suitable for people in wheelchairs or those with limited mobility.
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