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Reviewed August 6, 2018

There's a brilliant typically hammy Hammer horror film 'Countess Dracula' based on stories about the infamous Countess Elizabeth Bathory who was one of the occupants of this ruined castle, perched high on a hill outside the village of Cachtice. Whether she really did bathe in...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank lonewolf44
Reviewed August 4, 2018

Giving 3 stars because of it's supposed gory history, but looks wise has seen better days and lives off its tales and secrets. We combined Cachtice and Beckov castles into a half day trip, and ideally they are only 30 minutes drive apart. Once in...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed July 11, 2018

For any fan of Gothic Horror, Cachtice Castle is a must see place to experience, but its often not clear from the online postings on how to get there by public transport. We took the train from Nové Mesto nad Váhom to the little village...More

Date of experience: July 2018
2  Thank Kenneth D
Reviewed May 31, 2018

After a hairy drive up to the castle, we found it was closed and boarded up. The views made up for it.

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed January 30, 2018 via mobile

We had plottet this castle inn on our trip through europe this summer and it was absolutely worth it. You have to pay a small entrance fee to get in there and there is also a nice walk from the parking and up the hill...More

Date of experience: August 2017
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Reviewed August 27, 2017

To my opinion, the castle is only tempting to so many tourists because of the cruel history. Specifically, the lady of Čachtice is known as the biggest serial killer of all times. In her lifetime, she probably murdered up to 600 women. She was also...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Blodenwedd
Reviewed August 17, 2017

If you are into the story of Elizabeth Bathory, you will feel the energy inside of these ruins. Especially inside of the tunnel. It is difficult to describe it. It is amazing, despite the horrible things she did there. The views from the castle are...More

Date of experience: July 2017
1  Thank galadrijella
Reviewed July 9, 2017 via mobile

Truly and amazing castle. Drive as far as you can to avoid walking from the town. Easy walking the rest of the way. A lot of history

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank tonnij2015
Reviewed June 29, 2017

The castle at Cachtice was a residence and later the prison of the Countess Elizabeth Báthory. She is know in history to have been the world's most prolific female serial killer. She was married with Ferenc Nádasdy in 1575 who was mostly fighting the Ottomans...More

Date of experience: August 2016
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Reviewed May 26, 2017

There are three castles around Nove Mesto nad Váhom - Beckov - Tematin - Cachtice Cachtice are maybe the less visible from distance (at least from highway). The castle is even not visible from Cachtice itself. Better view is from other side of Castle (village...More

Date of experience: May 2017
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Response from Cazuzupazuzu |
Thank you Im so looking forward to going here :)