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Beautiful Views

We payed to climb up to the castle which had gorgeous views although the museum and shops and... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
rclucas10
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Houston, Texas
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Great Castle

If you have an opportunity to visit this castle take it! It seems well maintained and well kept... read more

Reviewed October 12, 2018
Tony G
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This massive fortress has stood since the early 12th century.
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Riegersburg 8333, Austria
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We payed to climb up to the castle which had gorgeous views although the museum and shops and restaurants were closed. We looked up the history online and the stories about the witches that were burned there were pretty interesting. There also seems to be...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank rclucas10
Reviewed October 12, 2018 via mobile

If you have an opportunity to visit this castle take it! It seems well maintained and well kept. One caveat, most of the displays are only in German. If you speak don’t speak (or read) German you may miss out on some of the rich...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed October 10, 2018

The Riegersburg is a perfect medieval castle on the top of a rock. You can choose to walk up by foot or take the cable car (6€).On top you have a beautiful view over the stunning landscape. The castle is also a museum. Unfortunately the...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Stefan K
Reviewed October 8, 2018

Great cable car ride but it broke down! Fixed reasonably quickly (we were in the station not midway) which was good as its very long walk down (or up if you are hardy) Shame as somebody else said the exhibits are only in German, but...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Baldbutsexy
Reviewed August 19, 2018

The castle is really imposant on a basalt cone and the only castle in Austria that never has been conquered in its 900-1000 years. There are three museums inside. One is about weapons, one about wiches and one about the castle. There is a restaurant...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Rupert P
Reviewed August 12, 2018

The combination of nature and human ingenuity makes this castle (owned by the Prince Liechtenstein family) so attractive. We admired it from a distance, closer from all angles, and from the castle grounds, and could not get bored with it. The tickets are pricey, but...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Strombus
Reviewed August 8, 2018

We took the existing cable car up to the castle - admission is Euro 6.00/person, children and seniors less, for a very short ride. The admission fee includes as well touring the castle’s outside. The castle is offering as well a small museum - friends...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank DieterKudler
Reviewed August 7, 2018 via mobile

This is a charming castle that offers great views of its surroundings. A funicular goes quickly to the top, and there are plenty of nice walking areas and a play structure for kids. You can also get nice views of the castle by driving down...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank bbschellenberg
Reviewed August 3, 2018

We entered at the small gate at the bottom of the hill. Parking is tricky by the graveyard. But once we got into the park area, it was incredible. A long, steep climb on cobblestones--but worth it. Views at the top were spectacular. The castle...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank KBTravels41
Reviewed July 21, 2018

Only a year ago it was free to walk up through the castle gates up to the hill to the castle. It was a fantastic day out. I understand that they might have to add a small charge to help keep the castle in good...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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