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Ogrodzieniec Castle

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Address: ul. Kosciuszki 66 | Podzamcze, Ogrodzieniec 42-440, Poland
Phone Number: +48 32 67 32 220
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A very romantic place - a good example of the strange rock shapes typical of the area

It is worth the vist not only for the historical site but for the nature. Avoid public holidays and Sundays as the place is the usual family excursion of local people.

4 of 5 starsReviewed 3 days ago
Paris, France
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Paris, France
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

It is worth the vist not only for the historical site but for the nature. Avoid public holidays and Sundays as the place is the usual family excursion of local people.

Thank Vincenzo75020
Lodz, Poland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The interesting castle from XVI century, actually its ruins, well preserved and organized for sightseeing. From the top tower the gorgeous view on the valley The surroundings are varied and the access to the castle very easy. The shoddy attractions, like miniature park, or summer track downhill spoil the character if this place.

Thank laserkid
Warsaw, Poland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2016

One of the best Polish castles to explore. Worth visiting out the season to see all its mysteries alone. However the parking area could be a bit developed.

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Krakow, Poland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2016

Beautiful castle built on the calcic rocks. It's in ruins but the remainings are still impressive. You can have a short round trip around the castle walls with the spectacular views over the surroundings. Some parts of the route are steep and narrow so please be aware. Within the castle you can visit the small exhibition showing tools used in... More 

Thank Loocasso
Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2016

They refourbished very well the wooden stairs and balconies inside the castle court! Have a look at the torture little corner...

Thank Giovanni S
Turin, Italy
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2015

I say "castle" because, despite the fact that it's in ruins, it's still really spectacular and far and away better than many, many other castles I've visited that aren't in ruins. Try not to get distracted by the atmosphere just outside the castle grounds, which includes restaurants and other tourist attractions (park with miniatures of all the important castles in... More 

Thank Trip-the-Light
Cikarang, Indonesia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2015

It is a majestic castle ruins that is perfectly maintained. It has multiple rooms and one of them is a museum. The area is surrounded by other attractions such as theme park (mini) or miniature park. There are restaurants with many options surrounding the area, so you will not get starving. The parking is also very well prepared, costs me... More 

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Tromso, Norway
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015 via mobile

Took my 8 and 10 year old girls here. Of the 6 castles we visited on this trip to Poland, this was by far their favorite. Who doesn't love freely exploring a ruin, imagining how things were 400 years ago. Not even the tourist trap gauntlet below the castle can detract from this magnificent castle ruin.

Thank dacky2
Krakow, Poland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

A very nice medium size castle. With some parts renovated but mostly ruins. If you like old castles you should see this one.

Thank Tomasz741
Port Saint Lucie, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

The castle is surrounded by tourist-type stuff and a little park. The tour of the castle is well laid out with added stairs and ramps. There are a couple of sections where you go down the original stone stairs and have to hold onto a chain. The view from the top of the castle is beautiful. This place is perfect... More 

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