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Riegersburg Castle

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Address: Riegersburg 8333, Austria
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This massive fortress has stood since the early 12th century.

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Beutiful castle

Beautiful castle with a lot of history... I been visiting this castle at least 4 times. Great views on a sunny day. I enjoyed in castle...

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 12 January 2017
Anita Peter Š
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 January 2017 via mobile

Beautiful castle with a lot of history... I been visiting this castle at least 4 times. Great views on a sunny day. I enjoyed in castle...

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Canton of Zurich, Switzerland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 January 2017

I haven't been in the castle, just outside for a walk and to enjoy a very nice view of the wineyards and old volcanoes.

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Ohio
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 December 2016 via mobile

Nice place the tour was well worth it great views and plan to have lunch their food was good glass elevator ride to get to the castle was unique

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Zagreb, Croatia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016 via mobile

we were on weekend in south Hungary and went to excursion to Riegersburg castle...great place in really great environment...in restaurant prices are pretty high and service is not quite on higher level...but the construction and view is to recomend for visit...

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016

The castle is well seen from the surroundings since it is located in the highest part of the countrieside. You can walk to the castle or you can take the lift. We walked only down and it was quite a long walk since you first come to the village and than you have to return to the parking place. In... More 

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Melbourne
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016

With 35 other people behind me, we took the lift up to the castle and let everyone loose for a few hours. What a joy! There was so much to explore and discover with excellent interpretation boards and a true feeling of what it was like to live in the times of it's making. There is a restaurant which is... More 

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Zalaegerszeg, Hungary
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016

We noticed the from the lookout tower in Kétvölgy, Hungary, and decided, we have to see it... it took an hour to get there. We arrived late afternoon, close to closing time, and fortunately could pay by credit card. We couldn't enter the castle itself, but only the walking up with the beautifull wineyards around did worth the journey. You... More 

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Sofia, Bulgaria
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2016 via mobile

Riegersburg castle is majestically located in the highest part of the small town of Riegersburg. We went there for a walk after we visited the Zotter chocolate factory in the morning (I highly recommend this combination). The town is very quite (especially on the weekend) and there weren't many tourists. The hill to the castle is not that steep, but... More 

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Bratislava, Slovakia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 July 2016 via mobile

Very nice and also in very good shape castle. Quite a lot to see here, so good shoes will be appreciated, many curiosities from the past but it's pity as they all are in deutsch, so for no-deutsch speaking people it could be pretty boring. You can get up to the castle either by cable car or by foot. If... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 May 2016

I been visiting this castle at least 3 times....Great views on a sunny day...And a steep walk to the top you can relax with a typical austrian food and a drink...There is also a lift if you are in a hurry but you liked it more after walking...

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