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Not what i expected

It was good and the art work was neat. I wish there was more to see in side. There were large... read more

Reviewed 3 July 2017
Cory W
via mobile
Interesting and beautiful castle

If you love renaissance architecture you will definitely like this castle. It nice to know the... read more

Reviewed 25 April 2017
Michelle B
Grastorp, Sweden
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“guided tour”(9 reviews)
“english”(4 reviews)
“furniture”(3 reviews)
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
Hamngatan 4, Vadstena 592 30, Sweden
+46 143 62 16 00
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This beautifully restored castle is so interesting and is in a wonderful location. It has both a wall and wide moat, as well as a double-wall arrangement that allowed the defenders to move as needed in the "aisle" between the main castle wall and the...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Fantastic castle but take the guided tour like we did worth the extra money. The ticket office said it would take about än hour to take the tour but it lasted two hours but we never got bored of the guide who was very good...More

Thank Björn W
Reviewed 20 October 2017 via mobile

Not one of the most famous place to visit in Sweden, but definitely worth a visit, amazing castle surrounded by the water and perfectly preserved

1  Thank ProfessorSassaroli
Reviewed 14 September 2017

No map to really guide you once inside. Confusing where to go with several flights up and down. English tours were not available due them being beyond the main season. Film first is a good idea. Pretty good signage in English. $12 per person entry...More

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Tom A, Informationsansvarig at Vadstena Castle, responded to this reviewResponded 22 September 2017

Thank you for your review. We are working continuously to improve the experience for our international visitors. Your review will help us in our development of Vadstena Castle. Sincerely Tom Andersson, Head of communications. Vadstena Castle

Reviewed 27 July 2017 via mobile

Nice place to visit for a insight into a well kept castle. Still has some historical furniture etc inside. Cool.

Thank mulhollandNorway
Reviewed 3 July 2017 via mobile

It was good and the art work was neat. I wish there was more to see in side. There were large portions of the castle that we're virtually empty. But other than that it was neat to be in something that's older than America.

Thank Cory W
Reviewed 15 June 2017

Very impressive castle in a very beautiful location. During the low season, you might not find it open!

1  Thank Ana L
Reviewed 25 April 2017

If you love renaissance architecture you will definitely like this castle. It nice to know the history behind this majestic place :) This castle has been very well preserved and you can see it on the wall, ceiling and painting inside. Interesting to know. Just...More

1  Thank Michelle B
Reviewed 20 February 2017

Vadtsena Castle is particularly fun to visit for one of it's guided, evening tours (warning: you will need a Swedish friend to whisper-translate for you if you are not Swedish speaker). These group tours are satisfying creepy and a fun way to spend time on...More

Thank EBayArchaeo17
Reviewed 5 November 2016

We arrived to Vadstena during November evening and went to see the castle directly. One could not see much due to complete lack of light. Such a magnificent castle would look wonderful with lights on the fasade. Out of season it is only open for...More

Thank Joanna P
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