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Borgholms Slott

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Address: Oland, Sweden
Phone Number: 0485-123 33
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800 years of Swedish history are on display at this beautiful castle.

800 years of Swedish history are on display at this beautiful castle.

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Interesting and entertaining

There ruins were fun to explore together. All was very well maintained. Even out children aged 2-6 also enjoyed the exhibition and were astonished to here what life has been like... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 3 days ago
Vilma f
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Helsinki, Finland
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Helsinki, Finland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

There ruins were fun to explore together. All was very well maintained. Even out children aged 2-6 also enjoyed the exhibition and were astonished to here what life has been like before. Worth the entrance fee!

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Thank Vilma f
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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147 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We visited Borgholms Slott in 2010, and again in 2016. The castle ruin is now a museum on par with some of the best you will find. While before it was open to the public, now there are self-guided audio tours, lots to read, and exhibits and story everywhere. Ages 10 and up will love the visit, and you can... More 

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Bergen, Norway
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24 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Located on the edge of a 100 feet high cliff, the ancient castle overviews the city of Bornholm and the sea. The staff at the entrance were very helpful. The museum shop had a wide variety of souvenirs. You could even buy iron cannon bullets. Wild flowers surrounded the castle and gave great photo opportunities.

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Thank Helge J
Boliden, Sweden
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740 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very nice castle and number 1 attraction in Borgholm. Around the castle there's some trails and the view is quite nice.

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Thank Ana L
Borgholm, Sweden
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24 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2016

Great old castle with lots to see and do in summer, especially for children. Nice view from upstairs.

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Rotterdam, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2015 via mobile

Super impressive big slott! Unfortunately it was very foggy the day we visited the slott, but maybe it added even more to the magic. For sure one of the biggest slotts that I have seen. Too bad we didn't visit in the high season, so we couldn't go inside.

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Malmo, Sweden
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015

This is an absolute must see if you are interested in history and appreciate beautiful buildings. The castle was first built in the 1100s but has been added to since then. It fell into ruins in the early 1800s but as you can tell from pictures, large parts of it still remain. There is a guided tour (in English too)... More 

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Göteborg, Sverige
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

It would have been grand to see this place in its full glory! This castle is very large and was surely intimidating to its foes. Very interesting museum! Take a guided tour! We didn't, because we came too late in the afternoon. Next time I will!

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

As a kid I visited this ruin for more than 40 years ago and then it was an exciting excursion. The ruin has also been used as a beautiful backdrop to the various national and international music concerts. The surrounding area is typical of the island of Öland; barren and windswept but beautiful! Here are both serving and the opportunity... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

If staying in Kalmar, this is an easy drive and for us one of the highlights of our road trip. The castle has been left in a very ruined, but safe, state. Walking around it just reeks history. While not a lot of displays, those provided are worth spending time at. Views from higher points of walls are beautiful. Loads... More 

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