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Spissky Castle

Zehra 053 04, Slovakia
+421 53/454 13 36
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This imposing 12th-century fortress was one of the few castles that resisted the Mongol attacks of 1241, gradually enlarged over the centuries and destroyed by fire in 1780.
  • Excellent67%
  • Very good27%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“car park” (12 reviews)
Zehra 053 04, Slovakia
+421 53/454 13 36
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Reviewed 1 week ago

It takes about 30 minutes uphill to get to the first gate from the parking lot but it's definitely worth it. The views from the castle walls and from the tower are amazing. They also have little museum inside with kitchen and bedroom. I just...More

1  Thank Dorenika
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The castle is very beautiful and situated on top of a hill. It is a good climb to the top and lots interesting rooms to see in the castle. The view from the top is excellent and we took many photos. We decided to take...More

Thank Kate C
Reviewed 16 June 2017 via mobile

Our conference participants / 50 community Organizers from 5 countries visited beautiful Spis castle - proudly to be considered as UNESCO Heritage. We loved the guided tour by Veronika and took a lot of photos.

Thank boba b
Reviewed 12 June 2017

We visited Spissky Hrad with a local who had visited many times. It opened as we arrived. There is parking below with a road to walk up to the entrance. Entrance fee was reasonable. We declined the audio tour and just wandered around ourselves. The...More

1  Thank Jen H
Reviewed 11 June 2017 via mobile

It's not the easiest place to get to by public transport & it's a steep climb up the hill to the castle, especially on a hot day, but this is a really fascinating place. One of the biggest castles I've been to & the views...More

Thank evie62
Reviewed 10 June 2017

Had a great trip out here from Levoca, the castle is very impressive and the walk up from the bottom is lovely and provides great views all around the surrounding area. I was lucky to have good weather when I visited, as it's quite open...More

Thank Rosemary C
Reviewed 24 May 2017

Spissky Castle looks indeed very impressive when you approach it. Perfectly situated on a hill overlooking the surrounding area. However, that is the about the best of the place. Once you park your car at the car park at the bottom of the hill and...More

1  Thank ForeignObserver2
Reviewed 23 May 2017 via mobile

This castle is not to be missed on your slovakia trip. It is an amazing castle and very well preserved. The fact that it is one of the largest castle ruins in Europe is clear to see when you are there. Reserve at least a...More

Thank Tonni J
Reviewed 22 May 2017

Once we got to the castle we saw how huge and amazing it was inside. The difficulty was getting there as we did not have our own car. From Spisske Podhradie where we arrived by bus, there were very poor signs.the castle is clearly visible...More

Thank Nicole K
Reviewed 24 April 2017 via mobile

This castle was bigger and better than I thought it would be. There are some museum elements and ruins. You even get to climb the old staircase to the top of the tower - something you'd never get to do in the US. The main...More

1  Thank Emily L
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7 April 2016|
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Response from TravelingCat22 | Reviewed this property |
Plenty of parking available at the bottom of the castle hill. Open in april but i dont remember the exact date, probably on their website.
15 January 2016|
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Response from D9508JKpeterl | Reviewed this property |
Hello yes you can enjoy the outside as around is just land and meadow free to walk and not fenced. But please be carefull as terrain might be steep and in some places not accessible and even dangerous. The inside of the... More
2 June 2015|
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Response from mark j | Reviewed this property |
There is an additional charge if you want an audio guide. I did not get it, wish I would of. A lot more there to see than I thought. Very well presented.