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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 2 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
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Grastorp, Sweden
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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Hamngatan 4, Vadstena 592 30, Sweden
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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 2 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 4 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
Reviewed 3 October 2016

Vastena was on my list, not only for the Castle but for the entire town. The castle has lots of history. King Gustav I built in 1545 and this is where he got married. It was the Royal palace till 1716 when they decide was...More

3  Thank Aqua_Uomo
Reviewed 8 September 2016

The Vadstena Castle is massive in more ways than one. Certainly it is big and the location on Vattern Lake is even more so. Such a grand position deserves grandeur and this castle delivers. A must see.

Thank Bruce H
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