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Spissky Castle

Zehra 053 04, Slovakia
+421 53/454 13 36
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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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  • Very good27%
  • Average4%
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Zehra 053 04, Slovakia
+421 53/454 13 36
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our conference participants / 50 community Organizers from 5 countries visited beautiful Spis castle - proudly to be considered as UNESCO Heritage. We loved the guided tour by Veronika and took a lot of photos.

Thank boba b
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited Spissky Hrad with a local who had visited many times. It opened as we arrived. There is parking below with a road to walk up to the entrance. Entrance fee was reasonable. We declined the audio tour and just wandered around ourselves. The...More

1  Thank Jen H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It's not the easiest place to get to by public transport & it's a steep climb up the hill to the castle, especially on a hot day, but this is a really fascinating place. One of the biggest castles I've been to & the views...More

Thank evie62
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had a great trip out here from Levoca, the castle is very impressive and the walk up from the bottom is lovely and provides great views all around the surrounding area. I was lucky to have good weather when I visited, as it's quite open...More

Thank Rosemary C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Spissky Castle looks indeed very impressive when you approach it. Perfectly situated on a hill overlooking the surrounding area. However, that is the about the best of the place. Once you park your car at the car park at the bottom of the hill and...More

1  Thank ForeignObserver2
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This castle is not to be missed on your slovakia trip. It is an amazing castle and very well preserved. The fact that it is one of the largest castle ruins in Europe is clear to see when you are there. Reserve at least a...More

Thank Tonni J
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Once we got to the castle we saw how huge and amazing it was inside. The difficulty was getting there as we did not have our own car. From Spisske Podhradie where we arrived by bus, there were very poor signs.the castle is clearly visible...More

Thank Nicole K
Reviewed April 24, 2017 via mobile

This castle was bigger and better than I thought it would be. There are some museum elements and ruins. You even get to climb the old staircase to the top of the tower - something you'd never get to do in the US. The main...More

1  Thank Emily L
Reviewed April 20, 2017

We visited this castle with 8 of our Grandkids. The beautiful location, interesting structure and exhibition along with the well kept surrounding, made our visit most educating and attractive. Visiting this place requires some climbing and walking effort, due to steep trail to the castle,...More

1  Thank Dan E
Reviewed April 13, 2017

This castle was a highlight of our trip. It's a massive fortification built on top of a hill, with stunning views of the country side in all directions. You can walk along the fortification walls, tour the insides and climb up to the tower. There...More

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Is the castle open for tours in April and where is parking available?
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.
If we arrive at the castle after hours, can we still see and enjoy the outside of the castle? (We will be driving from Krakow to Budapest in the afternoon) Thanks!
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
Can tell me wich is the price of the entrance ticket for visiting the Castle ? Thanks !
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.