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Schallaburg

Schallaburg 1, Schallaburg 3382, Austria
+43 2754 6317
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Please stay at home, not worth to pay a visit too.

Schallaburg Castle is not really interesting or might be interested in a few rocky stones. However... read more

Reviewed 21 June 2017
K B
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Den Bosch, The Netherlands
Disappointing exhibition but castle quaint

We visited the exhibition just before it ends. Sadly it was rather disappointing. I am not sure... read more

Reviewed 2 November 2016
Sissy55
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Hinterbruhl, Austria
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  • Excellent33%
  • Very good43%
  • Average16%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible2%
21 Jun 2017
“Please stay at home, not worth to pay a visit too.”
2 Nov 2016
“Disappointing exhibition but castle quaint”
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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Schallaburg 1, Schallaburg 3382, Austria
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Reviewed 21 June 2017

Schallaburg Castle is not really interesting or might be interested in a few rocky stones. However the castle has in 2017 a exposition on the Islam. You do not expect this, when interested in visiting a castle. The exposition however was quiet interesting.

1  Thank K B
Reviewed 2 November 2016

We visited the exhibition just before it ends. Sadly it was rather disappointing. I am not sure what I had expected but it was quite politically oriented and not so much of the flower power era I had thought. The audio guide was rather confusing...More

1  Thank Sissy55
Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

Well since the 1970's there has been an annual, summer, exhibition held in this lovely castle. The 2016 subject was indeed the 70's. A fascinating event, a reminder of so many items we owned / used. As a visitor from abroad it was particularly interesting...More

1  Thank Glyn E
Reviewed 7 September 2016

The building is interesting, but the '70s exhibition dominated the place. There was no information about the building at all. With so much to see in the area, I'd give this a miss.

1  Thank NeilandBarbara
Reviewed 5 August 2016 via mobile

For people like us with very limited German we tried to use their app to get more information about what we were looking at. Sadly it didn't work very well and kept failing. The dialogue is also too long for each point when it does...More

Thank Melody B
Reviewed 26 June 2016 via mobile

It's a quite popular hotpot. There is pop music performance in centre of the old building where the restaurant is. We watched the interesting 1970’s exhibition. Actually, what impressed us is the well organized garden which can be ideal for dating.

Thank Frauxiongxiong W
Reviewed 4 July 2015

The castle is interesting but not spectacular; however, the Viking Exhibition was excellent. The exhibition provided a thorough introduction to the Vikings, including not only their raiding, but also a glimpse into their life in Scandinavia.

2  Thank WHS-Eagle
Reviewed 27 May 2014

Main interesting is garden and terracote relief. Inside is not historical furniture but thematical exhibition. And restaurant. Connection by bus from Melk.

Thank Vladimir V
Reviewed 1 September 2013

Our Viennese friends (couple & a 3,5y old) took us to Schallaburg, and we had a surprisingly interesting yet relaxing half day. The current exhibition (India and the Maharajas) was tastefully integrated within the castle walls, offered a good overview of the history of the...More

1  Thank Dieter B
Reviewed 28 April 2013

Schallaburg is a well preserved Renaissance juwel - great gardens and walks around. We visited the current India exhibition, which is excellent. Fantastic kids playground in shape of a dragon. They have buses connecting from Melk and it is only a couple of miles away.

Thank Salzburger67
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