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Riegersburg Castle

Riegersburg 8333, Austria
+43 3153 82131
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A Picture Perfect Castle Perched on the Top of a 70 m High Cliff

The combination of nature and human ingenuity makes this castle (owned by the Prince Liechtenstein... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Strombus
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Pecs, Hungary
A nice morning

We took the existing cable car up to the castle - admission is Euro 6.00/person, children and... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Lakbay_007
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This massive fortress has stood since the early 12th century.
  • Excellent62%
  • Very good30%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“walk up” (4 reviews)
“cable car” (4 reviews)
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Riegersburg 8333, Austria
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+43 3153 82131
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Reviewed 4 days ago

The combination of nature and human ingenuity makes this castle (owned by the Prince Liechtenstein family) so attractive. We admired it from a distance, closer from all angles, and from the castle grounds, and could not get bored with it. The tickets are pricey, but...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

We took the existing cable car up to the castle - admission is Euro 6.00/person, children and seniors less, for a very short ride. The admission fee includes as well touring the castle’s outside. The castle is offering as well a small museum - friends...More

Thank Lakbay_007
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a charming castle that offers great views of its surroundings. A funicular goes quickly to the top, and there are plenty of nice walking areas and a play structure for kids. You can also get nice views of the castle by driving down...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

We entered at the small gate at the bottom of the hill. Parking is tricky by the graveyard. But once we got into the park area, it was incredible. A long, steep climb on cobblestones--but worth it. Views at the top were spectacular. The castle...More

Thank KBTravels41
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Only a year ago it was free to walk up through the castle gates up to the hill to the castle. It was a fantastic day out. I understand that they might have to add a small charge to help keep the castle in good...More

Thank Aidini123
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Reviewed 5 July 2018 via mobile

Do stop in here when you visit the nearby chocolate factory. A funicular brings you to the top of the mountain from which you have amazing views of the surrounding countryside in all directions. A nice tavern with outdoor seating is among the features atop...More

Thank Brookspal
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Reviewed 27 June 2018 via mobile

Its a castle at the edge of the mountain. At the gate you can buy your tickets. Plenty of parking just at the foothill. After that you will take the elevator or as alternative route take the road uphill mtn climbing:) atop you can get...More

Thank Clayton G
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Reviewed 19 June 2018

We were a group with 14 People, first we took the Elevator to reach the castle. It was a wonderful view of the surroundings, p.e. vineyards, fields..... Then we visiited the castle, we learned a lot about hunting the witches, we looked at the white...More

Thank Helga H
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Reviewed 13 June 2018 via mobile

I am giving this 4 stars. It deserves a penalty as most of the display information is only available in German. However there are so many positives that cancel that out. But please bring in more information in English. There are a number of aspects...More

1  Thank wazik-the-brave
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Reviewed 22 April 2018

Discovered this castle thanks to TripAdvisor while staying in Graz. Highlly recommend as a half day trip to anyone interested in history. Drive from Graz is also quite scenic as you get to see beautiful Austrian countryside. Good exposition inside the castle itself though unfortunately...More

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Veste R, Leiter Öffentlichkeitsarbeit at Riegersburg Castle, responded to this reviewResponded 26 April 2018

Thank you very much for your visit, and input. We are going to improve our English Explanation soon. All the best from Riegersburg Castle

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