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Trencin Castle

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Address: Matusova 19, Trencin 912 50, Slovakia
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+421 32/743 23 96
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours

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very nice place

very nice castle with magnificent view of the city Trenčín. But after 4.00 they will let you go only to fifth gate

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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Prague, Czech Republic
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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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75 reviews
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Situated on a high mound, as with nearly all castles in Slovakia, this castle has incredible views up to or down from. We went on the tour around and found it really interesting to explore and learn more of the history

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Prague, Czech Republic
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

very nice castle with magnificent view of the city Trenčín. But after 4.00 they will let you go only to fifth gate

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pretoria
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9 reviews
3 attraction reviews
Reviewed 19 January 2017

This was definitely the Best thing I did in Slovaki. Seamless and pleasant enough train ride from Bratislava.

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Thank crina121
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Reviewed 12 January 2017

Nice castle with a beautiful view. There is also an old church close to the castle and nice restaurant right under castle with excellent food.

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Thank Bibiana P
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 December 2016 via mobile

We had only 1 hour stop in Trencin city and this castle was clear choice. It is so big dominant of the city we could not miss it. Despite the fact we had only very short time we enjoyed it. There are 3 different circles for the visitors out of which way A is the most "free" one. We enjoyed... More 

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Colorado Springs, CO
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134 reviews
26 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 131 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 December 2016 via mobile

Third largest Castle in Slovakia. Mostly in ruins but enough refurbishment to let you see what the Castle was like when it was operational. Most tours are only in Slovak. They provide an English guidebook but it mostly repeats what is on the walls as you tour the castle. My guide did provide some English translation for me. A number... More 

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Porto, Portugal
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26 reviews
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Reviewed 22 December 2016

This castle impressed us a lot with its history and stories that happened there. Some parts can be very strong for the most sensitive ones if you realize what happened there few centuries ago, It's defitnetely a must!

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Reviewed 19 December 2016 via mobile

Really enjoyed walking around the ruins of this castle only thing is shame about the tours not being in English otherwise would have been worth the money

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Bangkok, Thailand
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Reviewed 31 October 2016 via mobile

I visit this castle , on the way from Bratislava to Tatras. Castle locate on hill . Its nice to visit . I recommend buy ticket only tour A for foreigner, coz B and C will have guide but in slovak language :)" u will see nice view around castle and city view too ! Recommend ! I enjoy :)

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Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
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Reviewed 29 October 2016

this is the best spot where you have to go if you are seeking great photos in trencin. morning time is less busy. it closes around sundown, make sure to dedicate 2 to 3h to go through the whole castle.

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