We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Varazdin (The Old Castle)

Improve this listing
Sponsored by:
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Your filters are still active.
There are no pins in your viewport. Try moving the map or changing your filters.
Sponsored by:
Get directions
Address: Strossmayerovo setaliste 7, Varazdin 42000, Croatia
Website
Visit Varazdin (The Old Castle) like an insider
Private Tour
$89*
and up
Private Tour: Varazdin and Trakosan Castle Day Trip from Zagreb

TripAdvisor Reviewer Highlights

Read all 39 reviews
Visitor rating
  • 23
    Excellent
  • 13
    Very good
  • 3
    Average
  • 0
    Poor
  • 0
    Terrible
Good museum in an historic building

Don't miss the castle, the centerpiece of Varazdin. Inside this historic building are some excellent museum displays.

4 of 5 starsReviewed December 17, 2014
Retirada
,
Albuquerque, New Mexico
Add Photo Write a Review

39 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Date | Rating
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Portuguese first
  • Russian first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
Oudtshoorn, South Africa
Reviewer
5 reviews 5 reviews
4 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2014

not the best. Did not feel very welcome. Best to see the castle form the outside, the inside not very interesting/good. Not everything is in English. Recommend to walk through town, people are lovely. Or drive around

Was this review helpful? Yes
Albuquerque, New Mexico
Top Contributor
302 reviews 302 reviews
135 attraction reviews
178 helpful votes 178 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014

Don't miss the castle, the centerpiece of Varazdin. Inside this historic building are some excellent museum displays.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Kastel Novi, Croatia
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
7 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2014

The castle is located in the city center. The Old Castle and its environment is very lovely. It's nice place to visit and take pictures.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Boliden, Sweden
Top Contributor
224 reviews 224 reviews
109 attraction reviews
112 helpful votes 112 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

Nice village with a beautiful castle, well preserved. Ir seems we are more in Austria than in Croatia. People are politer, everything is cleaner. Nice pedestrian streets around the castle, and well kept gardens.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Southern California
Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
3 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

The place was well kept and looked nice. A nice place to visit and take pictures. Do so in the warmer months.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Zagreb, Croatia
Senior Contributor
27 reviews 27 reviews
19 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

Beautifull and well kept building in original ambience. Museum keeps the memory of 19th century life-style.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Glenlyon, Australia
Contributor
15 reviews 15 reviews
5 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2014

I have wanted to visit Varaždin ever since I saw it on a poster, in Australia. It was just as I imagined but better still because there were no crowds of tourists , just very pleasant locals. I loved how one can stroll the grounds of the castle and soak up the atmosphere . It was easy to imagine the... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Top Contributor
122 reviews 122 reviews
47 attraction reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2014

It has somewhat decent collection of old firearms, so if you like that, it is good. Also, it has several rooms that are nicely preserved and displayed (17,18th century). The outside is much nicer than the inside.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Top Contributor
63 reviews 63 reviews
28 attraction reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2014

Varazdin is full of history and this place just radiates it. This castle is very well preserved and it takes you back in past. All artifacts, history books and stories give you an insight how important this city was in Croatian's past and how important this area was in fighting for integrity of country.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Varazdin, Croatia
Contributor
13 reviews 13 reviews
3 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014

The castle is a gem. It offers a great collection of artefacts dating back to the origins of the town of Varaždin and the surrounding region, it has a nice collection of weapons and shields, as well as a set of rooms decorated in various historic styles according to historic periods. A stroll around the castle provides a nice vista... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes

Travelers who viewed Varazdin (The Old Castle) also viewed

Varazdin, Varazdin County
 

Been to Varazdin (The Old Castle)? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Owners: What's your side of the story?

Register now for free — and start getting automatic notification of new reviews, responding to traveler feedback, adding new photos to your listing and much more.

Manage your listing

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from Varazdin (The Old Castle) staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do I have to buy a ticket for my infant?
  • How do I get there using public transportation?
  • Is there a restaurant or café onsite?