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Zamek Ksiaz w Walbrzychu

Opens in 26 min: 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Open today: 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
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Ksiaz, a blend of many architectural styles, is the third-largest castle in Poland. In Europe, it is considered distinctive because its setting – proudly perched on a rock face, 395 metres above sea level – is as striking as its size. At first a...more
Opens in 26 min
Hours Today: 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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ul. Piastow Slaskich 1, Walbrzych 58-306, Poland
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All reviews beautiful castle guided tour day trip interesting history lower silesia self guided palm house ticket office parking lot two hours nice park ii world war definitely worth a visit train station horse stables first floor nature park
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Absolutely stunning castle and grounds, but the all of the staff working in the actual castle are so incredibly rude (not to mention they look and act as if they do not want to be there), it ruined what otherwise would have been a perfect...More

Date of experience: September 2019
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a huge caste, beautiful landscape park, impressive museaum with interesting regional art work, and and good audio guide. It shows the priveleged lives of the prussian nobility who called this part of poland home in lower siselea. It takes a good 2-3 hours...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Lucinda P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The castle is very nice to see. However, I recommend to take a guided tour. Having someone to guide you and explains history of this interesting castle adds lots of value. Normal ticket costs 40 zloty, the ticket with the guided tour costs 49 zloty.

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank zielonal
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

There are plenty of visitors either way and the least enjoyable thing to experience in such nice premises is a fair. I would be concerned about the organization as well, since during a “normal” weekday the security could not handle a low-scale children concert in...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank sir_meeshoo
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This castle makes for an excellent day trip from Wroclaw. Built in the 13th century, it underwent multiple reconstructions to take its current shape and evolved from a fortress into a noble residence. It's highly recommended to take a guided tour, as the descriptions in...More

Date of experience: August 2019
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Reviewed July 13, 2019

We caught the train from Wroclaw and got off swiebodzice station.... from there we had already decided we were going to get a taxi right to the castle as the bus stop was about 800 metres up the road and the busses not too regulars......More

Date of experience: June 2019
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Reviewed July 13, 2019

I visited Ksiaz Castle on a half-day self-guided excursion (train, city bus) from Wroclaw. The landscape park and castle itself are very picturesque and a welcoming sight after the 20+ minute city bus ride from the train station (note the buses do not stop at...More

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank vabudd
Reviewed June 25, 2019

This wonderful castle is a highlight and deserves a good half a day to explore all of its features. There is an excellent viewpoint from across the valley and an impressive set of stables. The grounds themselves are quite spread out. You can tour the...More

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed June 20, 2019

We were interested in visiting this castle really more for the WW2 Underground Tunnels than the castle itself however both were enjoyable. The ticket booth lady spoke almost no English so we weren't really sure what tickets & extras we were purchasing in the end....More

Date of experience: June 2019
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Reviewed June 17, 2019

Książ castle itself is nice, but once you're inside there is not so much to see. From the outside it's beautiful, as well as the gardens, but stables are the highlight of the trip. There are so many horses inside and they are so friendly!...More

Date of experience: June 2019
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Katarzyna D
August 21, 2018|
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Response from Art K | Reviewed this property |
No, you cannot. But credit cards are welcome, should you choose to pay with one of those :).
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January 7, 2018|
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Response from Zamek_Ksiaz | Property representative |
Good morning, it's not possible to walk around the castle without an entrance ticket. Tourists can reach the castle and relax on the Honorary Courtyard without a charge. You can find information about the attraction in the... More
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jennyl287
January 4, 2018|
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Response from Zamek_Ksiaz | Property representative |
nformation for tourists arriving by public transit or on foot The address of Książ Castle in Wałbrzych is ul. Piastów Śląskich 1, and the Wałbrzych Palm House is located at ul. Wrocławskiej 158. KSIĄŻ CASTLE – getting... More
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