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Address: 02741 Oravsky Podsamok, Oravsky Podzamok, Slovakia
Phone Number: +421 43 5816119
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The most beatiful castle in Slovakia

This is dedinitely the most beatiful castle in Slovakia. We have been there few times but it is well worthied to visit this place even more times. The view from the top is... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 3, 2015
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Dublin, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW

This is dedinitely the most beatiful castle in Slovakia. We have been there few times but it is well worthied to visit this place even more times. The view from the top is amazing. Orava like a part of Slovakia is the top.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

I actually liked everything on this trip to Orava Castle. Amazing castle again, the beautiful Slovak scenario played a big role. The tour around and up to the top of the castle is very nice and view from the castle is gorgeous.

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San Diego, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

Just one of the old castles that loom over Slovakia on granite pillars like a fortress. amazing history, spectacular views, incredible architecture. Definitely a must see if you visit the countryside.

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Omaha, Nebraska
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015

Open form 08:30 - 17:00 h. If you would like to take a tour of the castle tickets can be purchased near the bottom of the hill leading up to the castle. Don't make the mistake I made of getting all the way up to the castle courtyard and then having to walk all the way back down and then... More 

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Bratislava, Slovakia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

Orava castle is one of the most exciting and most beautiful castles in the Slovakia. This historical building was built on the stone hill, where was nothing before. This place provided to this castle great defense and view. In the castle you can find lot of historical fragments. The castle touyrs are in slovak, german and also english language, what... More 

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Zilina, Slovakia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

This castle is one of the most beautiful castles I have ever visited and the view from the top is really spectacular. Loved it even though I have visited maybe 10times, it is still worth a visit

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

We visited this castle in december and it was quite cold up there. Castle is huge and various, many movies were filmed there. E.g. Nosferatu wampire. Enjoy it!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014

A lot of climbing up hill, even before entering the gate. But do climb all the stairs to the top, it's worth the effort.

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The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014

Orava Castle is one of the most beautiful medieval castles in Slovakia. It's a large building complex and almost all rooms are accessible, so the tour (unfortunately in Slovak) takes several hours. At the castle the outside scenes for the unofficial Dracula film "Nosferatu" from 1922 were filmed.

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Chicago, Illinois
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

we stopped at the Orava castle on our drive from southern poland to budapest. what a great little gem to stop and see. mandatory that you take a tour, which went at a pretty good pace. the views from the stop are gorgeous and not too bad for someone who is afraid of heights! we tried the restaurant on the... More 

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Address: Address: 02741 Oravsky Podsamok, Oravsky Podzamok, Slovakia
Phone Number: +421 43 5816119
Location: Europe  >  Slovakia  >  Zilina Region  >  Oravsky Podzamok

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