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Predjama Castle

Predjama 1, Postojna 6230, Slovenia
+386 5 700 01 00
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Ranked #2 of 6 attractions in Postojna
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Castles
Description: This beautiful castle is located under a large rock overhang. One of the most popular attractions in Slovenia.
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Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina
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144 reviews 144 reviews
69 attraction reviews
81 helpful votes 81 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014 NEW

Fantastic sight and stories behind it, especially of Erasmus character who was hiding there from Austrians. be careful -if yo are not fit for walking up and down the many stairs this castle will not be for you. As castle lies in front of cave, you do get into different sections of cave and get out passing different rooms. Obviously... More

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Ljubljana
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4 attraction reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

Predjama is a castle build in the rock, and this is his main charm. If you go to Postojna cave, I recommend to spen 15 minutes in traveling to Predjama Castle and enjoy its view from outside.

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Columbus, Ohio
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19 reviews 19 reviews
7 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

Unique castle in a cave. The extra cave tour isn't worth it because they make you run through it without a single stop. Even when people fell in the mud the guide kept moving. See the castle but not the cave

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Dublin, Ireland
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300 helpful votes 300 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

Impressive looking castle! The ticket to enter was included with our day trip so we did it. However, I do agree with everyone saying that the main attraction is the outside. It's very fairlytale-ish and scenic. i would highly recommend visiting- if only to see the outside.

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Beersheba, Israel
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

We expected to see knights inside with their outfits and swords but unfortunately the castle is very poor inside without interesting views to see . The only benefit is to see the castle from the outside and it is free . We bought a tickets combined with Postojna cave so I don't know how much it cost but in any... More

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Top Contributor
58 reviews 58 reviews
34 attraction reviews
67 helpful votes 67 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

This is a must visit after Postojna Caves. I wouldn't spend any time inside because the interior is very simple and nothing jaw dropping. The architecture and how the castle was built (took 400 years to complete) and the photo opp from the outside is definitely a must. Inside, i would skip it. if you must go in, it shouldn't... More

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Belgrade, Serbia
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21 reviews 21 reviews
8 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

Different from all castles I have ever visited - it is like a part of the rock. Inside it is like a museum with some wax figures...But, what I really liked is the cave under/around it. It is dark, and looks more wild than other "caves for tourists" and you can see small bats hanging and flying around.... :) It... More

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Cluj-Napoca, Romania
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8 reviews 8 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

We were visiting Slovenia and decided to stop at this Castle for a couple of hours.We weren't sorry for this decision . Very fascinating is this Castles position in the mountain . Inside it is not a big deal , but got some interesting spots. If you are around totally worth spending a couple of hours at this place.

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San Francisco, California
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21 reviews 21 reviews
8 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014

Near Postojna Cave. Picture opportunity of castle at mountain side and cave entrance. But did not enter castle for tour. From pictures, interior looked simple and decided to save money for other palaces and churches in Italy.

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31 attraction reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

If you've traveled in Europe at all… you've probably had a castle visit or two or twenty. This is generally the same concept. Rocks, bricks, wood, lookouts, stairs, etc. BUT… this one is built INTO the side of the cave system of the mountain. It's an amazing use of natural protection, water resources, and defendable terrain. Go with enough time... More

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