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Thury Castle

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Very old castle

This place is centuries old. One of many Castles in Hungary. It Has been here a long time, it... read more

Reviewed 9 August 2017
Brampton, Canada
via mobile
Recently renovated, historic, exhibitiob

We visited this castle while on a trip to Balaton. It is situated in the very center of a small... read more

Reviewed 10 August 2015
Burlington, Vermont
via mobile
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  • Very good23%
  • Average23%
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  • Terrible7%
19 Aug 2018
“Nightmare from my childhood”
8 Aug 2017
“Very old castle”
The predecessor of the castle was the residency of the Kont family, built in the 14th century. The buildings of the residency were reconstructed into a castle with four corner bastions and an interior courtyard by Miklós Újlaky, between 1439 and...more
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Hunyadi Matyas ter 1. | Táncsics Mihály utca 1., Varpalota 8100, Hungary
+36 88 371 299
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Reviewed 19 August 2018 via mobile

From the outside it is lovely, and the history of the castle is fasinating from what I have read on the web. Although inside it was a disappointment. It reminded me why I did not like museums when I was a child. It is not...More

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Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

This place is centuries old. One of many Castles in Hungary. It Has been here a long time, it survived the second world war. Great to walk through. Artifacts, stone walls, a torture area, and is free !

2  Thank FKM_12
Reviewed 10 August 2015 via mobile

We visited this castle while on a trip to Balaton. It is situated in the very center of a small, cute town called Varpalota. The castle has been recently renovated and now hosts several exhibitions such as art exhibitions. There are ruins that are well...More

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Reviewed 31 January 2014

The Fortresss without hill. You do not need to go high, because the castle standing center of Varpalota. Good parking near the Castle. You an go inside and watch exhibitions on three leveles. From the roof of the castle a superb view overlooks the city.

2  Thank Viktor T
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Eva S
12 December 2016|
Response from FKM_12 | Reviewed this property |
It is in the middle of the town.