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Old Castle (Stari Grad) Varazdin Castle

Strossmayerovo setaliste 7, Varazdin 42000, Croatia
+385 42 658 754
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“old town” (11 reviews)
“stari grad” (4 reviews)
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Strossmayerovo setaliste 7, Varazdin 42000, Croatia
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+385 42 658 754
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were staying in Zagreb for 4 days and decided to venture out a bit, so we drove to Varazdin to see the Baroque style castle (Stari Grad). We parked near the cemetery (which is also worth walking through) and walked over. The castle is...More

Thank IndianaGeologist
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We enjoyed Varazdin Castle on a wonderfully warm, blue sky, summer day. This castle wasn't the fortress we thought it might be, but it was still well worth our time to stop in Varazdin and see this historic castle. Inside the castle is a museum...More

Thank ShanOC
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The day was cold but sunny, and we have enjoyed walking arround the Old castle... Only bad thing You can see on it are graffiti that are all.over the lower part.of the castle..

Thank Karleto2013
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Reviewed 21 December 2017 via mobile

Well preserved picture perfect castle in this charming town which is only an hour away from Zagreb I highly recommend doing a day trip to Varazdin you won’t be disappointed

Thank JudyGraham
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Reviewed 10 December 2017 via mobile

Full of history. A must visit attractions when in Varazdin. There is a friendly guide to explain the history however it is in Croatian. Overall a good experience

Thank Linda L
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Reviewed 12 November 2017

We visited Varazdin on a Sunday and most of the village was closed. We still found the town to be very charming. The Stari Grad was on our list of things to see but we almost missed it as it was not very well marked....More

Thank swtraveler15
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Reviewed 25 October 2017

The Varaždin Fortress began being built in the fourteenth century albeit the rounded towers, typical of gothic Croatian architecture, were added in the fifteenth. It’s located on the northwest edge of Varaždin and it’s one of the most important cultural monuments of the city. In...More

Thank periandro
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Reviewed 14 October 2017 via mobile

Very nice castle were can see how people lived inside and how organized defending in last centuries.

Thank Predrag M
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Reviewed 13 October 2017

Unfortunately, the castle had already closed on the afternoon we spent in Varazdin, so we were unable to have a look inside. The outside is stunning, however. We enjoyed wandering around the encircling green space snapping photos and taking in the lovely views.

Thank ErikaM411
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Reviewed 7 October 2017

The old castle is now a city museum, it offers a geat insight into the life of people in Varaždin in the past. There are rooms decorated the way they used to be, with original furniture, clothes the women wore everyday and weapons such as...More

Thank Tama E
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