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Orava Castle

02741 Oravsky Podsamok, Oravsky Podzamok, Slovakia
+421 43/581 61 19
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Beautiful Castle

We did this Castle on the way to Budapest by car. It was definitely worth the stop as we had a... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
A must visit place

This amazing castle and with great staff to run the visits. It is worth to pay extra for taking... read more

Reviewed 10 September 2017
Viktor B
Prague, Czech Republic
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“guided tour” (18 reviews)
“two hours” (9 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
02741 Oravsky Podsamok, Oravsky Podzamok, Slovakia
+421 43/581 61 19
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We did this Castle on the way to Budapest by car. It was definitely worth the stop as we had a private driver instead of a train. I will review the driving company in another review. The driver went in with us as he had...More

1  Thank birdfan85
Reviewed 10 September 2017

This amazing castle and with great staff to run the visits. It is worth to pay extra for taking pictures as there is a lot to see. You can also download a tour app to be knowledgeable before hand. If you are a beer drinker...More

Thank Viktor B
Reviewed 16 August 2017 via mobile

Not wheelchair accessible, steep climb to the entrance where the tour begins. App can be downloaded so that you can listen to tour in English. Make sure you have room on your device to do this. It takes time to download so get there early....More

1  Thank 712gaylec
Reviewed 12 August 2017

It is a castle from the Hungarian Kingdom era. The new owners are Slovakian, and they renewed all. I was sad, because there are no Hungarian-speaking guide, but there are some text and an audioguide in Hungarian – which is the first owners' language. This...More

Thank kgyt
Reviewed 1 August 2017

this is possibly the best castle i've ever visited. it is so big' complex and well preserved, that one can almost get a feeling of walking though it centuries ago. almost, because what could have the platform for an animated, creative and informative tour (and...More

Thank shelipp
Reviewed 27 July 2017 via mobile

English version below Prehliadka hradu (velky okruh)s 2 detmi pocas letnych prazdnin. Odporucam prist rano/doobeda kvoli parkovaniu/cakacim dobam. Samotna prehliadka je nadherna, uvidite rozne expozicie, krasne vyhlady. Horny hrad trochu narocnejsi pre starsich a malicke deti. Este technicka: WC iba na dolnom nadvori. We've taken...More

1  Thank tihino
Reviewed 27 July 2017

we had a Nice two hour trip with englisch guide . She really did her best and Knew to answer all questions. for people with mobilty problems this is not a place for you . FOr people visiting with small children. Its a little hard...More

1  Thank bergen74
Reviewed 25 July 2017

The castle in itself is beautiful and interesting. The guiding is horrible. The exhibitions outdated. Most the furniture and porcelain are of no interest. The guiding was uninteresting. Most of the castle was reconstructed 100 years ago. This reconstruction is in many ways not historical...More

Thank Byrial B
Reviewed 22 July 2017 via mobile

Beautiful place to see. Laodz of attractions . 630 steps to go if you wish to have a full tour. Very good tour guide worth to see.

Thank Petra K
Reviewed 9 July 2017

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

1  Thank ronaldg261
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6 August 2017|
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Response from Dan E | Reviewed this property |
There is no problem with the tours. You register on the spot. As far as I know there is no advance registering. You pay and register. There is a tour every couple of hours. Also you can download to your cellphone the full... More
19 January 2016|
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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