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Zamek Ksiaz w Walbrzychu

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Ksiaz, a blend of many architectural styles, is the third-largest castle in Poland. In Europe, it is considered distinctive because its setting – proudly perched on a rock face, 395 metres above sea level – is as striking as its size. At first a...more
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ul. Piastow Slaskich 1, Walbrzych 58-306, Poland
+48 74 664 38 27
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Reviewed 7 August 2017

There is little to add to my previous commentators - an impressive castle in an impressive location, only overcast by some sad shadow of more recent history

Date of experience: August 2017
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Reviewed 17 July 2017

Have huge land but the tour inside the castle is limited but is okay because we had our parents with us and too much of walking is tiring for them. I think because of the huge land to maintain the garden's outside the castle is...More

Date of experience: June 2017
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Reviewed 11 July 2017

The castle is magnificent and one could say orignal in it's look. The outside is definitely more appealing than the inside, but one needs to realise the extent of the damage inflicted during WW2. German took whatever they fleeing from the Red Army and Red...More

Date of experience: June 2017
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Reviewed 6 July 2017

The castle seems to be quite small and the visit itself nothing special. The flower terraces are quite nice, but inside - just a few chambers...

Date of experience: July 2017
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Reviewed 30 June 2017 via mobile

While they are refurbishing the castle and there is good explanations and old photos showing what the rooms would have looked like, the castle lacks a soul. We we interested in its WW2 history, there is one room dealing with the Concentration Camp, but no...More

Date of experience: June 2017
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Reviewed 29 June 2017

I have visited this place with two things in mind - history and castle experience. This place is rich with history as it is related to Project Riese by the Nazis. If I am not wrong, there is no guide you can hire over there...More

Date of experience: June 2017
1  Thank iBrandonTing
Reviewed 10 June 2017

My husband and I traveled by train to Swiebodzice railway station and had a terrible time getting to the castle via taxi from there. To be fair, we aren't the best at speaking Polish and the people around weren't English speakers. Anyway, once we made...More

Date of experience: May 2017
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Reviewed 22 May 2017

Our visit to Ksiask was a bit of a disappointment. The grounds are beautiful, but this castle has very little polish character. The upper floors of the house that took a substantial amount of the guided tour were all brand new plasterwork, decoration and woodwork-...More

Date of experience: May 2017
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Reviewed 21 May 2017

The third biggest castle in Poland. The castle looks really impressive from afar. The whole walk from the parking lot (the first one, it costs 10 pln - the second one close to castle gate costs crazy 30 pln - avoid) is very nice, views...More

Date of experience: May 2017
3  Thank spyderr
Reviewed 6 May 2017

We had a great day here. Just getting there was a bit difficult but totally worth it. We had to get a train from Wroclaw, then a bus to the castle but nobody could understand English when we got out so I showed them the...More

Date of experience: April 2017
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Katarzyna D
21 August 2018|
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Response from Kokosek | Reviewed this property |
I bought the tickets via internet so I can't tell.
7 January 2018|
Response from Zamek_Ksiaz | Property representative |
Good morning, it's not possible to walk around the castle without an entrance ticket. Tourists can reach the castle and relax on the Honorary Courtyard without a charge. You can find information about the attraction in the... More
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Jenny L
5 January 2018|
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Response from Zamek_Ksiaz | Property representative |
nformation for tourists arriving by public transit or on foot The address of Książ Castle in Wałbrzych is ul. Piastów Śląskich 1, and the Wałbrzych Palm House is located at ul. Wrocławskiej 158. KSIĄŻ CASTLE – getting... More
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