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Old Castle (Stari Grad)

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Address: Strossmayerovo setaliste 7, Varazdin 42000, Croatia
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Castles of Northern Croatia Full-Day Tour from Zagreb
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It's on a small hill with beautiful views. In front of the square excellent cafes, restaurants, buzzing until late in life.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
Jjudithh
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Budapest, Hungary
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Budapest, Hungary
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

It's on a small hill with beautiful views. In front of the square excellent cafes, restaurants, buzzing until late in life.

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Lichfield, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The is an enormous keep which you don't see as you approach the fortress and is believed to have been created in the 12th Century. However the main feel of a a 19th Century family living in this grand house with portraits and furnishings to match.

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Sibenik, Croatia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016 via mobile

Most popular and historic part of Varaždin. It is a good thing to visit on sunny days. Even it is good for romantic walks with significant other.

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Albany, Western Australia, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

We visited Varazdin castle on a misty, overcast day which added great ambience to the place. The building itself is an amazing sight with white/terracotta against the grey skies all amidst a man made embankment which represented huge human effort at fortification. Inside the castle/museum we found typically Croatian approaches to allow visitors visual and close proximity to their history... More 

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Thank Lindsay C
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2016

This Castle has a heap of character and opens to the public on the weekends. Beautiful gardens and a must see when in Varazdin.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 September 2016 via mobile

I have seen a lot of places in the nearly seven years I have lived in Croatia, and I can say without reservation that this castle is one of the most beautiful places in the country. There is a museum inside with a number of artifacts, and it is located a very short walk from the city center, so it... More 

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Zagreb, Croatia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 August 2016

Varaždin is a beautiful, old town with a lot of history. This castle is one of the things you shouldn't miss if you are in Varaždin. When you go inside you feel like you are in a fairytale :). Absolutely must see if you are in Varaždin.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016 via mobile

For me the nicest part of Varazdin is the castle and its surroundings...definitely a place to visit if you are going there.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 August 2016

The history walls are just amazing, and there you can still see where the water was sorounding the Old Castle. Interior of the Castle is as in Fairy Tails. Just love it.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 July 2016 via mobile

We visited Varazdin unfortunately in a hurry as we spent one day touring in northern Croatia. I really regret not having dedicated a full day to this city. After 2 weeks in Croatia this is one of the top 5 experiences. The city is extremely nice, nearly no tourists compared to Dubrovnik or Split and many interesting things to see... More 

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