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Old Castle (Stari Grad)

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Address: Strossmayerovo setaliste 7, Varazdin 42000, Croatia
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it was peacefull and quit. not what i was expecting, but a great symbol in croatian history. it's kinda windy, light jacket will work in spring.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Veronica A
Lima, Peru
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Lima, Peru
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25 reviews
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

it was peacefull and quit. not what i was expecting, but a great symbol in croatian history. it's kinda windy, light jacket will work in spring.

Thank Veronica A
Poznan, Poland
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50 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Really lovely place and a huge pice of Croatian history:) interesting exhibitions and nice park around the castle :)

Thank tymeone
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23 reviews
20 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 April 2017

Varazdin is amazing city with beautiful history. Part of old story is also this beautiful Old Castle. Kids can play around, you can drink coffe near by and just enjoy in this amazing building... worth to visit.

1 Thank Antonija P
Zagreb, Croatia
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5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 March 2017

Relaxing walk around the Old Castle, nice atmosophere in Varazdin. It is only 1 hour away from Zagreb, don't miss to visit baroque city. Hidden gem.

1 Thank donamaja
Split, Croatia
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89 reviews
37 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 130 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 February 2017

Perched above the city with earth-bermed walls still intact (a moat surrounded the place, which is easy to imagine), the castle is majestic and almost surreal since there is so much greenery around it. A short walk through an outbuilding, across a real drawbridge, you are in the Old Town. Just stunning!

2 Thank sightseeingcroatia
Sun City, Arizona
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44 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 December 2016 via mobile

Good place to walk around with grass and trees. Quiet. Museum very interesting. Recommend half day here. Surrounded by old town shops, walking area, cafes.

1 Thank SunCitians
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10 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 10 December 2016 via mobile

If you are passing by or you are near to this castle , you should visit it and explore a bit more because it has some interesting things that you should see but overall it's nothing special so if you miss it dont worry.

Thank Aistis S
Budapest, Hungary
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48 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 November 2016

It's on a small hill with beautiful views. In front of the square excellent cafes, restaurants, buzzing until late in life.

Thank Jjudithh
Lichfield, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 132 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 November 2016

The is an enormous keep which you don't see as you approach the fortress and is believed to have been created in the 12th Century. However the main feel of a a 19th Century family living in this grand house with portraits and furnishings to match.

Thank Michael O
Sibenik, Croatia
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45 reviews
18 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 21 October 2016 via mobile

Most popular and historic part of Varaždin. It is a good thing to visit on sunny days. Even it is good for romantic walks with significant other.

Thank karloveza

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