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Castello di Bled

Lake Bled, Bled 4260, Slovenia
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Ranked #5 of 11 attractions in Bled
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Castles, Religious Sites
Traveler Description: The Bled castle stands on a rock about 100 m above the lake. There is a great view to the town, lake and countryside. A Romanesque tower stood in the... more »
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Bradford
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63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014 NEW

I think if you are staying in Bled a visit to the castle is a must if only for the views alone. We set off quite early morning to climb up the hill before it got too hot and also before it became too busy with the coach tours. The museum is quite interesting but as other reviewers have said... More

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Larvik, Norway
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014 NEW

The view from the Castle is fantastic, and there are small shops and cafes there as well. We saw the wine cellar where you can buy local wine (bit of a rip-off but you get a bottle With the Castle on it:)). The museum part is also interesting.

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Solihull
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47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014 NEW

Stunning views from this ancient castle. Well worth a visit during the day to take in the view and also definitely worth a visit for an evening meal. Very steep hill though so take a taxi - they're dear, at between 7 and 15 Euros one way and you also have to pay to get into the castle, but it... More

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Bolton, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

I agree with other reviewers - this is far too expensive for what you get. We spent around an hour there and my little one was a bit disappointed as it was really visiting a museum rather than exploring an old castle. Everything in the museum was labelled in Slovenian and English. There was a room called 'the knight's room'... More

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Novi Sad, Serbia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

9 euro entry fee for adults and 7 euro for students, it could go over 30 euros for a family, the views are stunning from there but pricey! There's a restaurant too and free wifi but that's about it.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

The castle is perfectly restored and all details (including commercial shops and restaurants) blend in nicely with the historical features. The museum is informative, well organized and interesting. But the main attraction of the castle is the view, which is worth the climb and the reasonable entrance fee.

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London, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

Yes the view is fantastic and I would go here, but seriously, I was taken aback by the entrance fee. €9 for an adult and €7 for a student, so it cost my family €32 to visit it! There is a fair bit to do here but it was most definitely not worth €32.

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Valletta, Malta
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

The views are stunning & great for some photos! The inside of the castle is interesting as well. During the night it is very beautiful to see from lake bled as the castle is situated on top of the mountain.

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Marsascala, Malta
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

A steep hill up the castle that makes it difficult to be reached by all. However we still made it with 2 pushchairs. The view of lake Bled from the castle is just stunning.

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Aldershot, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

Visited here on a day trip to Bled. I hiked up the many flights of steps following a footpath from the town but you can drive up as there is an approach road to the rear of the castle. As many have previously said the main draw of the castle are the breath taking vistas of Lake Bled and surrounds... More

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