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Big castle in a nice location

The borgholm castle is really close to the ocean an directly next to a big oak tree forest. The... read more

Reviewed August 29, 2018
ChristineStuttgart
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Stuttgart, Germany
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Visit to imagine how it was few hundred years ago

Very big castle. You can go inside - to see thick walls, dark rooms in the basement. But you can... read more

Reviewed August 26, 2018
Jerzy M
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800 years of Swedish history are on display at this beautiful castle.
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Reviewed September 11, 2018

This place will appeal to both history buffs and general tourist. There are some really good visualizations of the different phases of the castle's history.

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed August 29, 2018 via mobile

The borgholm castle is really close to the ocean an directly next to a big oak tree forest. The castle is an impressive ruin. There are also information about the past rulers that are shocking but interesting.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank ChristineStuttgart
Reviewed August 26, 2018

Very big castle. You can go inside - to see thick walls, dark rooms in the basement. But you can see the sea and forest. And confirm - it was very good place for castle. Good place to walk around and enjoy it.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Jerzy M
Reviewed August 23, 2018

Walk into the history. Feel the different centuries. Be there at 12.00 and join the guided tour. It is essential to understand the place. One of the guides, a male guide in his early 60 was not the best guide. Hi is an archaeologist specialised...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed August 20, 2018

Old castle ruins, plenty of history, car park close, plenty of walking. Not wheelchair friendly but free entry

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed July 5, 2018 via mobile

This fortress is definitely a must on every to do list when you visit Öland. You can walk around on the inside and explore the ruins. Its quite well preserved. You can also book a tour with a local guide if you want more insights....More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed December 15, 2017

This is one of the musts visiting Öland . Fantastic history showing the past . During the summer one can vist the castel .

Date of experience: August 2017
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Reviewed October 23, 2017 via mobile

What a magnificent castle built in the 1200's truly stimulates the imagination of times that were. An Oland Treasure. Free of charge to walk around the outside, parking needs paying (various charges), dog friendly.

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank SPP3UK
Reviewed September 18, 2017

This is one of the most beautiful ruines I have ever visited. It's huge and really spectacular ! You can walk around for a long time and each time discover different spots. A must do when you are on Öland !

Date of experience: August 2017
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Reviewed September 17, 2017

I'm always impressed that in Sweden informatin is provided in English. enough for me to appreciate the history of this place.

Date of experience: August 2017
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