"RED CAR DOOR TOUR" Lightning Ridge Things to Do Tip by balhannah

Lightning Ridge Things to Do: 36 reviews and 92 photos

  Amigos castle
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  • Amigos castle - Lightning Ridge
      Amigos castle
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  • Amigos Castle - Lightning Ridge
      Amigos Castle
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  • Amigos Castle - Lightning Ridge
      Amigos Castle
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  • Look for the red door - Lightning Ridge
      Look for the red door
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Lightning ridge is full of bizarre buildings and people.
A good way to find them, is to follow a "Car door tour"

We did all of them, but I will start with the RED CAR DOOR TOUR

The tour took us to Amigo's Castle, a private home that was built single handedly of Ironstone. Amigo is Italian, and his home was inspired by Roman ruins near his birthplace in northern Italy.
The scaffolding he used, was 44 gallon drums arranged one above the other, and then the planks between them. There are trapdoors, tunnels and a dungeon in the Castle which is still being completed.
I think this is one of Lightning Ridges eccentric persons.

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  • Written Jun 16, 2010
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