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A glimps of history - tribute to the heroes

The castle has been renovated and the exhibition inside the new part of the museum is great! I... read more

Reviewed 2 March 2017
TWFan
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Szekesfehervar, Hungary
Heroic history fort

First of all, I think it should be named fort and not castle because Zrinski castle is in Međimurje... read more

Reviewed 6 December 2015
tomica b
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Zagreb, Croatia
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25 Jul 2018
“Informative and fun”
23 Jun 2017
“Average”
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Reviewed 25 July 2018

We saw the fort on a weekday in July, not knowing what to expect. It was absolutely worth the trip, the fort itself is impressive, and there is a new exhibition inside which was just great. Interesting little films explain the battle of Szigetvár, and...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 23 June 2017

Only fortress nothing else. The fort itself looks great, but there is nothing else. Entrance inside fortress is not possible.

Date of experience: June 2017
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Reviewed 4 May 2017

Expected much more; it is just basically a park surrounded by walls. No activities inside, despite the plenty of available place. Is is indeed a historic landmark, however not utilized at all.

Date of experience: April 2017
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Reviewed 2 March 2017

The castle has been renovated and the exhibition inside the new part of the museum is great! I really enjoyed the interactive quiz about Ottoman Turk, history of the place and medieval Hungary. It is good that a foreign visitor could read the information not...More

Date of experience: February 2017
1  Thank TWFan
Reviewed 27 September 2016 via mobile

Giant beautiful fortress. Now it is renovated fully built so you can walk around. Beautiful view. If you can choose when to go there pick the festival (september). The whole place goes back to the past. People dress like it is 1566. Tent, outfits, horse,...More

Date of experience: September 2016
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Reviewed 6 December 2015

First of all, I think it should be named fort and not castle because Zrinski castle is in Međimurje in Croatia, this was fort they defended (then called Siget). Beautiful and heroic story, the walls are astonishing. You have to pay to walk inside of...More

Date of experience: December 2015
3  Thank tomica b
Reviewed 25 August 2015

The famous fortress where Miklós Zrinyi stopped the Ottoman attack several times in the first half of the XVI century. It finally fell in 1556, when a 150,000+ strong Ottoman army laid siege against the 2,300 Hungarian and Croatian heroic defenders on the way to...More

Date of experience: August 2015
4  Thank zsolt44
Reviewed 16 July 2014

The castle is the site of the epic 1566 siege when some 2500 Hungarian and Croat soldiers managed to hold up a vastly greater Ottoman army under Suleyman the Magnificent for over a month. There's a full account, including the glorious end, in Wikipedia, under...More

Date of experience: July 2014
2  Thank ELear
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