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Riegersburg Castle

Riegersburg 8333, Austria
+43 3153 82131
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Authentic medieval castle in breathtaking location

Discovered this castle thanks to TripAdvisor while staying in Graz. Highlly recommend as a half day... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
paperclip2017
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Pissouri, Cyprus
Wonderful afternoon excursion

This fortress is visible as you draw near and is a breathtaking sight way up on it's peak. We... read more

Reviewed 6 February 2018
SunnyWestKelowna
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West Kelowna
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This massive fortress has stood since the early 12th century.
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Riegersburg 8333, Austria
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+43 3153 82131
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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 4 weeks ago

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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Reviewed 6 February 2018

This fortress is visible as you draw near and is a breathtaking sight way up on it's peak. We enjoyed a wonderful afternoon climbing up and wandering about. The views are spectacular and we did luck out with our weather. A fun outing for families...More

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Reviewed 7 November 2017

it takes half hour walking to it but its worth every minute... or you can take a gondola and spare yourself the sweat and just enjoy the amazing view

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Reviewed 11 October 2017 via mobile

Riegersburg castle can be seen from long distance, it is located on a hill scraping with its towers to the sky. You can reach it by a lift this way is very quick and easy. Or you can go on foot and admire more the...More

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Reviewed 4 October 2017 via mobile

Don’t miss this fun tour of the castle. It is informative and well worth the price and the time to tour.

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Reviewed 27 September 2017 via mobile

This castle was something totally different then other castles I ever visited - two museums (witches and weapons) and one exposition with history of the fortress. There were plastic models of people in that times with costumes. We have feeling like in a fairytale Sleeping...More

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Reviewed 1 September 2017 via mobile

We visited the castle in August on Thursday so we were almost alone there. The ride with a cabin is great but the castle and the museum disappointed us a little. Its rather small and I personally don't think it's worth the price (16 euros...More

Thank Tamara M
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Reviewed 19 August 2017

As you approach the castle you understand why one or another sort of fortification has been in this location for thousands of years. The high block of granite in the middle of undulating fields obviously begged for something like this, especially given the embattled nature...More

Thank checkpointcheryl
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Reviewed 7 August 2017

Beautiful historical (medieval) building. Comfortably accessible, with a quite big parking place at the foot of the mountain, and a nice cable car is taking you automatically - the ticket can be bought (for the cable car and for visit the museum) in the bar...More

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Reviewed 30 July 2017

The Riegersburg was lucky and has never been conquered, so it is in perfect condition - which is rare for the region. So instead of walking in ruins and "dead rock" one can go around in rooms, see exciting knights armour and be enchanted by...More

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