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Castello Carlo V

Viale 25 Luglio, 73100, Lecce, Italy
+39 0832 246517
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Overpriced for what you get!

We would definitely not recommend people to go here. You pay €10,- per person and the majority of... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
JayteevV
via mobile
much money for a little to see

The rooms the visitor can see are very limited for the fare paid. Just a small section of the yard... read more

Reviewed 3 January 2018
EiriEki1960
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Athens, Greece
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3 Jan 2018
“much money for a little to see”
24 Sep 2017
“Would have been better if all open”
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Viale 25 Luglio, 73100, Lecce, Italy
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+39 0832 246517
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We would definitely not recommend people to go here. You pay €10,- per person and the majority of the castle is off limits. Also all the information provided was only in Italian. The best thing we saw was a temporary exposition.

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Reviewed 3 January 2018

The rooms the visitor can see are very limited for the fare paid. Just a small section of the yard and four or five empty rooms that houses some contemporary excibitions. I expected more for the fare paid. Disappointment

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Reviewed 8 October 2017 via mobile

When hesitating to enter, the man at the ticket counter pointed us to a map at the entrance saying that it showed all the parts of the castle that could be visited. We payed 10euros each to discover that this was a lie and that...More

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Reviewed 24 September 2017

Unfortunately half of this building was closed. What we saw had some interest - needs more money spent to restore/make more interesting. The art exhibition was interesting though and it was a relief to take shelter in the cool away form the heatwave 44+ degrees....More

Thank Angie B
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Reviewed 23 August 2017 via mobile

I paid 10 euros to visit what I thought may be an interesting castle and some art exhibitions. Complete waste of money. Little to look at in the castle - and being English I'm happy to look round ruins of castles! - didn't really enjoy...More

Thank Deb500Midlands
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Reviewed 19 August 2017 via mobile

Unfortunately I only saw the bad reviews after I visited. It's really a pity that they haven't done more with this castle. Entrance fee is a total rip off, no two ways about it. Most of the castle is not accessible. Only small court yard...More

Thank Georg K
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Reviewed 25 July 2017

It is a beautiful building.. sparse of course .. it IS a medeaval castle after all, but it has been well restored and of course the beautiful pale sandstone makes for a lovely soft ambiance... not like our sombre English monsters. I nearly didn't go...More

Thank SylviaScaglia
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Reviewed 14 July 2017 via mobile

Do not be fooled by this place. We paid 10 Euros a piece and only saw some art. Do not go here. Nothing us explained and nothing to see. Very disappointed!

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Reviewed 7 July 2017 via mobile

My husband and I visited the castle today. I use the word visited loosely as whilst it is an impressive structure to look at externally with a €7 entrance fee per person it is a complete rip off. The only part of the castle you...More

1  Thank Aislinn B
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Reviewed 2 June 2017

It is an impressive stone castle from outside but you can find better things to do than pay to visit the inside which is just a bare old caste witha few exhibits without a whole lot purpose. Walk around the perimeter as it is farmore...More

1  Thank Oldjack
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