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Spissky Castle

Namestie Majstra Pavla c.40, 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%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Namestie Majstra Pavla c.40, Zehra 053 04, Slovakia
+421 53/454 13 36
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Thank you for perfect night at Spissky castle, this was so great that kids 6-11 all five of them are still talking about it, amazing sights and fights, and living statues. Recommend to everybody with kids.

Thank Tomas P
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great memories from this one, definitely not only for people excited about history, really nice big place, great view to beautiful green lands and mountains which the castle being surrounding with. Also can rest under the castle where is huge place to have a walk...More

Thank Jan G
Reviewed 1 week ago

This whole area in Slovakia is amazing. We booked one night at a hotel in the village below but stayed 2 nights. The ruins are huge! Go early to get a park in the car park. You can also walk up from the village. The...More

Thank cmbreuer2016
Reviewed 1 week ago

This castle seems to be worth a drive (and small climb) to see it. Also the view from the top of the castle is very nice. A place to enjoy a few hours. It may be a bit difficult to climb inside the castle- so...More

Thank Danny S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This castle is unique. It is large and the visitors are well informed about the history of the museum. In addition the view is excellent.

Thank HennySchaijk
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

the place is breathtaking from afar, as are the views from within. parking is a problem, getting there mid-late afternoon meant that we could park closer in places that others had already vacated. climb up to the castle and a fair bit of walking to...More

Thank shelleylipp
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Worth every penny! Romantic, very nice and lovely... we had a marvellous time there...view from the top down amazing

Thank dafnakop
Reviewed July 10, 2017

It takes about 30 minutes uphill to get to the first gate from the parking lot but it's definitely worth it. The views from the castle walls and from the tower are amazing. They also have little museum inside with kitchen and bedroom. I just...More

2  Thank Dorenika
Reviewed July 5, 2017 via mobile

The castle is very beautiful and situated on top of a hill. It is a good climb to the top and lots interesting rooms to see in the castle. The view from the top is excellent and we took many photos. We decided to take...More

1  Thank Kate C
Reviewed June 16, 2017 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
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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.
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
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.