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Nice piece of history

Very well preserved ruins, beautiful view from the top of the hill. Presentation is nice, different... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
lnemol
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Budapest, Hungary
via mobile
Go early in the morning

I went at 9am and it was blissfully quiet, photos without people everywhere. Almost felt like it... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Gary B
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Wamberal, Australia
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Very well preserved ruins, beautiful view from the top of the hill. Presentation is nice, different old professions are presented and from time to time historical shows are organized. Great for kids also, as they can enjoy the small activity ground inside the castle. Nice...More

Thank lnemol
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I went at 9am and it was blissfully quiet, photos without people everywhere. Almost felt like it must have in the times it was in real use. Lots of steps, quite steep too but not that hard just take it slowly and steady. I got...More

Thank Gary B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The castle is very nice, and the view from the hill is astonishing! You can see the vineyards, the small villages close to the lake, and the lake Balaton of course. The castle itself is also interesting to explore. Some information points are placed around...More

Thank lady_bluecopper
Reviewed August 15, 2018 via mobile

Very pleasant walk thru old ruins, many interesting objects to see, all well presented for tourists (info in German and English!). Great views from all sides, 360° panoramic look on the Balaton and vulcano hills. Really worth to be there. Entry fee 800huf for adult....More

Thank Monika G
Reviewed July 25, 2018 via mobile

Yelled at us at the entrance just because we missed a sign on the way walking up and dared to ask a question, then refused to give us the guestbook. Barbarian attitude , staff -especially on entry- definitely needs to be changed. The castle itself...More

1  Thank Dóra Viktória S
Reviewed July 21, 2018

The Castle of Szigliget has a long history. It is worth to visit is, especially during spring or autumn, when the crowd is not that huge. The scenery from the castle is remarkable.

1  Thank Cosmopolitan736019
Reviewed July 19, 2018 via mobile

Nice view on the top. There is a lot of entertainment area for children. May be too much for me. Expect crowd during high seasons.

1  Thank trdset
Reviewed July 15, 2018

I like this castle a lot, every summer we come here quite often. The view is truly spectacular and they did a good job with renovation and offering different things like archery here.

1  Thank Kata W
Reviewed June 27, 2018

Old ruins, 1290 and up with short movie clip about what happened in 1690, good hill to climb, good explanations in English as well. Nice scenery with the remnants of the volcanoes from > 3 mil yrs ago

1  Thank FrankWill
Reviewed April 22, 2018

You must first climb a cobbled road at a steep angle for about 300 feet. Along the way, there are interesting placards detailing the geological history (volcanic) of the surrounding area and the local flora and fauna. Once you climb to the top, there is...More

2  Thank Charlotte H
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