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Castle Tyrol - South Tyrolean Museum of History

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Address: Schlossweg 24, 39019 Tirolo, Italy
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+39 0473 220221
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
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Opening hours:

from 15th March to 10th December

from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. (from...

Opening hours:

from 15th March to 10th December

from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. (from 1 to 31 August until 6 p.m.)

Closed on Mondays

except 17th April 2017 and 14th August 2017

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Nice walk

Park your car in the car park along the main road, just after the center. Then take a nice 15 minute walk to the castle along a "boulevard" and through a narroe tunnel. The castle... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 January 2017
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Switzerland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 January 2017 via mobile

Park your car in the car park along the main road, just after the center. Then take a nice 15 minute walk to the castle along a "boulevard" and through a narroe tunnel. The castle itself is open from April to November, but there is a nice view even when the castle is closed. There is also a small farm... More 

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Switzerland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016

An excellent place to learn all about the history of South Tirol. Well presented documentaion of the past and recent history of this beautiful country.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

It has been ages since I visited this old castle with the most stunning view over the Etschtal. I was blown away how beautiful the castle had been renovated and how interesting the museum is. I would definitely classify it as a must see when in the area. The only criticism is that whilst everything is labeled in German and... More 

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Thank stephan j
Statesville, North Carolina
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2016

Very historical castle overlooking Merano, it does take some effort to walk to. The interior(museum) is good, but not great. There is very little English captioning so the audioguide is helpful. The chapel was the highlight for me.

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Thank kagatlin
Playa del Carmen, Mexico
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 September 2016

we visited the castle because I was interested in learning more about the place that gave the name to the entire region. The castle partially reconstructed in the XIX century provides some treasure dating to its foundation in the middle age. a visit to the town and the castle is recommended

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Thank sandrobortot
Reading, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 August 2016

The castle is well sign posted from the Dorf Tirol area and is an easy walk from the town. It also links in to other castles and churches nearby. The walk to the castle allow fabulous views and the castle is very photogenic. Walk on past it to view it from a different angle. The entrance fee is reasonable and... More 

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Reading, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 August 2016

The view of the castle walking to it from Dorf Tirol is beautiful and picturesque. Continue past it for a different view perhaps before going in. This is a popular venue for families and larger groups with guided tours to be arranged. Reasonably priced

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Thank Wendy119186363
Brno
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 July 2016 via mobile

Very nice castele looks like in medieval times. It is renovated and there is good exposition of South Tirol history. The are around the castle is also very nice. It tookes some 3 hours to visit it with children. The exterior is famous , the interior is really historical but it was under reconstruction (or preparing some exhibition) when we... More 

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Thank Radek H
Houston, Texas
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35 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 June 2016

Beautifully settled and well maintained, it is a nice stop if you are in Merano or nearby areas. It is a museum on the history and culture of Tirol. Very educational, but also entertaining thanks to calm atmosphere and gorgeous views.

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Thank 2013Anonymous
Bologna, Italy
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 June 2016

The castle is very well preserved and the museum is very interesting. It really worth visiting. I highly recommend.

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