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This imposing 12th-century fortress was one of the few castles that resisted the Mongol attacks of 1241, gradually enlarged over the centuries and destroyed by fire in 1780.
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Namestie Majstra Pavla c.40, Zehra 053 04, Slovakia
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Travelling from Poprad we caught the 7.55 bus from platform 3. It takes almost one hour. Then the fun begins. We saw the castle but google takes you via the road for approx 4kms which we didn't want to do because we noticed there wasn't...More

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank TheWilk0s
Reviewed 5 days ago

I will tart like this. If there is nice sunny day, this castle is a must go place. Such a view, great peaceful countryside. For me it is a place where I can just sit, Drone, relax on grass and just enjoy the view. For...More

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank MartinTheVlogger
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Probably one of the biggest castle I have ever seen. We didn’t climb up to the castle, but we did some stops all around it and took some beautiful photos.

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank Soccca
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Just very interesting and worth to go in see. Diffrent kind of rooms equipped. Audio guide available. Tours at night also available.

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank ilgai2018
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Its a great castle, modern western Health and safety not fully applied so you can get to places that would not be feasible in western Europe. All good if youre anywhere near.... but! If you come into the town below, there are car park signs,...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank concentral29
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I visited the castle in July 2018 on a hot sunny day. Great access with an awesome view during the whole drive. Although I am not a fan of guided tours, I loved our guide together with an amazing moment, when as a part of...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed March 24, 2019

Visited the castle in summer 2017. Easily reachable form the highway, parking lot a short walk from the entry. Traveled with kids and decided to visit the place on Saturday later during the day. That twas a great decision because on our arrival some cars...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank igorC73si
Reviewed December 9, 2018

This is a magnificent fortress at the heart of Eastern European history. We visited on a rather wet day. The castle has a superb approach and ambiance. It’s a proper castle that hasn’t been tidied up. The situation is superb and even on a poor...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank npgdavies
Reviewed November 6, 2018

Wow. This impressive castle is well worth the drive if you are making your way through western Slovakia. Beautiful vistas and castle.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Tesseractt
Reviewed October 26, 2018

First you see the beauty from afar, after getting to the parking you have a small hike up to the castle. We took the audio guide, It was enough to understand the background and history of the place in a nutshell. The archaeological findings are...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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cheryln127
April 7, 2016|
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Response from TravelingCat22 | Reviewed this property |
Plenty of parking available at the bottom of the castle hill. Open in april but i dont remember the exact date, probably on their website.
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JoHancock
January 15, 2016|
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Response from D9508JKpeterl | Reviewed this property |
Hello yes you can enjoy the outside as around is just land and meadow free to walk and not fenced. But please be carefull as terrain might be steep and in some places not accessible and even dangerous. The inside of the... More
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GMD73Daniela
June 2, 2015|
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Response from mark j | Reviewed this property |
There is an additional charge if you want an audio guide. I did not get it, wish I would of. A lot more there to see than I thought. Very well presented.
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