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Predjama Castle

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Predjama Castle is situated in the middle of a towering cliff, a mere 9 km from Postojna Cave. Picturesque, magnificent, defiant, mysterious and impregnable, it has been dominating the surrounding area, perched high up in the 123-metre high cliff...more
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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Predjama 1, Postojna 6230, Slovenia
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The castle was erected in the 12th century and is among the forts that were virtually impossible to conquer. The most famous ruler of the fortress was Erazmo Predjamski, who for 366 days survived the siege, while ultimately was not killed by the catapult after...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Robert P
Reviewed 1 week ago

A lovely and interesting castle. We visited as part of our cave tour ticket and it was really nice. Unlike other refurbished castles in Slovenia, this one felt more authentic. There were no rooms converted into shops, just an interesting historical tour around the castle...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank rockfordstone
Reviewed 1 week ago

Definitely worth the stop! I did not go inside as not sure it was worth it for the price, but the castle from the outside is beautiful! There's only the castle and a couple of shops around, so you don't need a lot of time!

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank anamafalda8
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Hidden away in the Slovenian countryside this castle is worth a passing visit, especially if you started your day at the stunning caves nearby. But this no Neuschwanstein. The displays are okay, the views are okay, but this really is nothing to get excited about.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank get2phil
Reviewed February 5, 2019 via mobile

This is one of those sights you’ve seen in books since you were a kid. It provokes the childhood imagination - lots of mystery, ghouls, werewolves and even Dracula himself (yes I know it’s the wrong country) and the reality as an adult - it...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed February 3, 2019

You don't really expect to see much more than a typical castle, but this place is worth the visit. The audio tour gives you just the right amount of info, the castle itself is very well maintained, and the topography of the place is unique.

Date of experience: February 2019
1  Thank Vangelis S
Reviewed February 2, 2019

This is our second visit to Predjama Castle. It is truly unique from other castles we have seen throughout Europe; and as family lives nearby this is easy for us to stop at when we are there... The audio headphones are a must so that...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank leoclab
Reviewed January 30, 2019 via mobile

Definitely worth a stop. Really incredible to see how the castle is built into the cave. The lower cave is only open during the summer months due to bats but the castle alone is worth a visit. Very informative audio tour included in the 12...More

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank samb8008
Reviewed January 28, 2019

My favorite part of the castle is actually looking at it from the outside. The castle is build into the rocks on a cliff so it is very dramatic looking. The audio tour was well done and provided interesting information. It was especially neat to...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Aprilp2412
Reviewed January 12, 2019

Unique castle situated into a cliff has an interesting story about one of the national heroes of Slovenia Erazem Predjamski.

Date of experience: January 2019
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249EricY
December 9, 2018|
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Response from Sabina_PJ | Property representative |
Hello, the Predjama Castle (and the Postojna Caves) are almost halfway between Venice and Zagreb. By car it takes about two hours from Venice, and also about two hours from Zagreb (via Ljubljana). It takes about 10 minutes... More
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wanderlust4adventure
September 5, 2018|
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Response from Sabina_PJ | Property representative |
Hi, I really reccomend to visit both attractions. It takes 1,5 hour for Postojna Cave and about an hour for Predjama Castle. The distance between them is 9 km or about 10 minutes by car. If you really hurry - in september is... More
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Wu P
May 5, 2018|
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Response from Sabina_PJ | Property representative |
Hi, a shuttle bus is available in July and August. Predjama Castle is 9 km from Postojna Cave and there are road signs in every crossroad. Welcome!
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