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Orava Castle

02741 Oravsky Podsamok, Oravsky Podzamok, Slovakia
+421 43/581 61 19
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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
02741 Oravsky Podsamok, Oravsky Podzamok, Slovakia
+421 43/581 61 19
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The castle can only be visited as part of a group tour. Our guide spoke excellent English and had an impressive knowledge of the history of the castle and surrounding area. The architecture of the castle the views from the upper rooms make a visit...More

Thank ronaldg261
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

one of the best castles to visit in Slovakia. tickets price 7 euros. Everybody has the right to take pictures, don't pay for it in the Ticket's office During the summer bring some water with you. it takes 2 hours to visit the castle

1  Thank Carlos C
Reviewed 10 June 2017

Castle seems out of a fairy tale, the tour around is really interesting, a lot to see and the guide did a really good job as she did parts of it in English. I visited near the end of the day and it was only...More

1  Thank Rosemary C
Reviewed 24 April 2017

This castle is surprising and most interesting since it has never been concurred nor destroyed, except for a fire that has harmed it, but has been fully restored. The guided tour which is mandatory if one wishes to visit is very disappointing, since the guide...More

1  Thank Dan E
Reviewed 19 April 2017

I've seen all of the most popular castles in Slovakia and this is my personal favorite. The tour is also nice but even if the castle isn't opened when you go to see it, it's still worth going. A very mystical and dreamy place in...More

Thank JadeTravelTeam
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Reviewed 17 April 2017 via mobile

We were a group of 16. Ages 2 to 70. By far, this is the biggest and most interesting castle to travel with kids. Make sure uoy downliad the application (english) for the tour...due to the fact that the guides are native speakers.

1  Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

Though we were there before start of the season and not all exhibitions were open, the tour took almost 2 hours. The guide was knowledgeable and well organized (it was Easter time and and groups were comming almost every 10mins). The castle is big with...More

Thank Pavol A
Reviewed 28 March 2017

Monumental castle on the hill in Oravský Podzámok village offers great views on the surrounding areas. Castle is really extensive, lots of thing to see and study there. The tour is restricted at the moment due some reconstructions but it took more than one hour...More

1  Thank Rastislav S
Reviewed 14 February 2017

It was so beautiful, we didn't want to leave! A must-see if you're visiting Europe. The surroundings in Slovakia and Poland are beautiful beyond words!

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Reviewed 8 January 2017

We were in Zilina for a wedding and decided to do a small road trip to visit the castle. Glad we decided to go, as the drive was very scenic and the castle itself is grand and had great views of the surrounding area. The tour was...More

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Response from D c | Reviewed this property |
Guided tour of the castle is in groups, but if you have enough money, it is also possible private tour of the castle. In winter, fewer visitors, so it's possible that one part of the castle is closed. opening hours and... More