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Full of history but nothing else.

A remarkable bit of history on the southern part of the island. But it’s not much to look at and... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
dcolenso
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Richmond, United Kingdom
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Interesting

Very quiet, fell on it whilst on a cycle ride. Great view and beautiful clear sea surrounding... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Kim B
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Milton Keynes
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A remarkable bit of history on the southern part of the island. But it’s not much to look at and was not even open when we went. We did go to the cliff beyond and have a beautiful swim though. Don’t go just for this.

Thank dcolenso
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very quiet, fell on it whilst on a cycle ride. Great view and beautiful clear sea surrounding. Kids climbed around on the rocks

Thank Kim B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We did not go to visit the fort but as we were passing went to have a look, it is exactly as you see it, a small round brick building. No idea what's it's like inside as you cannot gain entry. If we had made...More

Thank Liz P
Reviewed 14 August 2018

Worth the visit just for the views situated along the costal path so easy to reach from the marina rubicon

Thank bas t
Reviewed 11 July 2018 via mobile

This is worth walking up from the marina rubicon Marina , just follow up the steps the views are worth it . The actual monument doesn't really tell a lot ,just a small outpost nothing to go inside or walk around .

Thank davispaul
Reviewed 10 July 2018

Interesting visit as en route into Playa Blanca anyway. Doubt if I'd go out my way to visit it though. Some history boards in English, but main gate locked, so can only peer inside to a room with nothing in it !!

Thank R R
Reviewed 13 June 2018 via mobile

Not at all difficult to get to if you're near the marina any way. Really great views and a tiny bit of history to add to it.

Thank Ciara M
Reviewed 11 June 2018 via mobile

This 'Castle' is right outside our favorite villas and is very scenic. Nothing really much to do at the Castle other than climb up the few steps and try to see inside (all locked up), take some photos and wander around the cliff edge. Whoever...More

Thank Traci A
Reviewed 8 June 2018

Just up above the Marina Rubicon just off a lovely paved walkway. Views breathtaking the marina looks fantastic. Well worth a look.

Thank Shazo54
Reviewed 6 May 2018

Informative boards beside castle telling history, short visit only as it doesn't long to look round it

Thank MairiFD
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emita2015
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I am not an historian but I think it was used as a refuge from the pirates that attacked the island. The watchtower’s bell was rang to warn when pirates approached.This is also the spot where Jean de Bethencourt setup base... More
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