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Address: Hradni 1, Ostrava 710 00, Czech Republic
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Easy to get to from city centre. Interesting example of Moravian-Silesian castle. Small, easy to explore.

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 22, 2015
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Hythe, United Kingdom
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Hythe, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
4 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

Easy to get to from city centre. Interesting example of Moravian-Silesian castle. Small, easy to explore.

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Ostrava, Czech Republic
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10 reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2015

It costs 80 CZK to get into the castle. There really is not much to see on the inside. I was expecting more. This is not worth your time and money. Maybe it is better during special events.

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Orlová
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

The original 13 th century defensive castle. Deep coal mining fueled its demise of the 20th century it was to ruins.The ground sank by unbelievable 16 metres below its original level. Rescue and renovation finally in 2004. Today, the castle it is a cultural event venue and offers several interesting exhibitions, range of events and festival - Colours of Ostrava... More 

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Rome, Italy
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56 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014

They did not have many visitors during Autumn and the place looks rather dull. It might be a nice place for kids, but other than that, there's nothing much to do at this site.

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Bratislava, Slovakia
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36 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

It was nice from outside, but we didn´t go in, as I read in advance this was waste of time and money. So it looked like. Nothing special in offer.

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Myslenice, Poland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

Nice place, although it seems to be more commercial focused, than historical. Looks like they organize parties, concerts, weddings there. Maybe therefore they have money and the castle is in a good shape. Still worth visiting! Make sure to take your kids to the dungeon, they will love it!

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Friendswood, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

I was lucky enough to be here for the Easter festival. There were a bunch of stalls selling all kinds of crafts and food and drink. The apple cider was particularly good. The food was also pretty good. There was a small stage with dancing and bands playing. The music was very traditional, the castle itself is both old and... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2013 via mobile

History points towards a strong possibility that dinosaurs once roamed the area I live. However at no point have I felt the need to mug tourists off for access to my back garden with a promise of historical significance. With all the charm and historical pertinance of a refrectory Calvary franchicise found in the UK , this wedding venue offered... More 

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Quito, Pichincha, Ecuador
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2013

I heard some "wow" feedbacks about this castle before. but most probably the visits were made before the major refurbishment of the castle happened. because refurbishment has killed all what the castle was supposed to mean about there. normally when you say "castle" - this is about medieval ages, history and stuff. now it looks like the renewal was sponsored... More 

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Ostrava, Czech Republic
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2011

An interesting history of the Castle, exhibition of Christmas Nativity scene, many of the attractions for adults and children. A beautiful path across the River to more attractive locations (Miniuni, Marine Aquarium and the center of the city).

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