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Predjama Castle

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Address: Predjama 1, Postojna 6230, Slovenia
Phone Number: +386 5 700 01 00
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This beautiful castle is located under a large rock overhang. One of...

This beautiful castle is located under a large rock overhang. One of the most popular attractions in Slovenia.

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Castle in a Cave. Fascinating Story

Predjama Castle is built mostly inside a cave. There is an earlier castle built entirely inside the cave, which dates to the 9th century ad. Very primitive and very interesting... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
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Fair Haven, New Jersey
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Fair Haven, New Jersey
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Predjama Castle is built mostly inside a cave. There is an earlier castle built entirely inside the cave, which dates to the 9th century ad. Very primitive and very interesting. The later castle is also mostly inside the cave and is relatively plain. The guide did a lovely job of making it come alive. The story of Erasmus, the Slovenian... More 

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Madisonville, Louisiana
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The location and views are spectacular but the interior of the castle is very bland. The history of the castle and the story of a nobleman named Erasmus is very entertaining.

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138 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 108 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

I stopped by for a photo of this unusually located castle but didn't go inside. It's certainly worth a stop to see it.

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 255 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This castle genuinely is quite spectacular. It's very well preserved, built into the cave almost so it's camouflaged. You can go inside the castle and the rooms have been made up to look like they might have done back when it was used as a residence. There are some great viewing places to get good pictures of the castle and... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This castle embedded in the rock is amazing. In addition to the external beauty, the inside visit is very interesting, as is done with the audio guide, which tells the history of the castle and its inhabitants.We bought the ticket along with Postojona caves and the day was truly magnificent, as the two attractions are nearby (about 10km) and beautiful

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Zagreb, Croatia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 152 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The castle is really worth the visit, the view is great. Castle is very well perserved and caves are most impressive!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Just walking towards the castle made for a lot of picture taking. Stunning views from the castle. Rolling green hills and farmland. Just a gorgeous area. Worth the time to visit inside the castle too! Learn its history and secret passage.

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Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Like an eagles nest, Predjama Castle was built in a mountain's cavity in XIIth Century. It is perched 123 metres from the ground. It is famous because of a certain Erasmus, a humanist, and notorious knight who opposed the austrian emperor Frederic III. Pursued by the imperial troops, Erasmus took refuge in his castle and resisted for one year, taking... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Not far from the caves lies Predjama castle. Amazingly built into a cave opening on the side of a mountain. Protected from above by the overhanging cliff. Very interesting history and its worth it to rent the audio guide.

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Prague, Czech Republic
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Predjama castle is a uniquely enchanting yet eery place, which you must see with your own eyes. It was smaller than I expected from the outside, but photographs simply do not do justice to this wonderfully interesting historic building. Although outside and weather dependent, I also imagine it would be beautiful in any weather. My friends and I decided to... More 

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