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Address: Strechno, Strecno 013 24, Slovakia
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+421 41/500 15 10

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Amazing view

The amazing place, where the castle is situated. The castle is situated on the top of 103 metre tall rock over the river Vah. Very beautiful view...

Reviewed 28 August 2016
Czech Republic
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Czech Republic
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Reviewed 28 August 2016

The amazing place, where the castle is situated. The castle is situated on the top of 103 metre tall rock over the river Vah. Very beautiful view...

1 Thank petrwerner
Vancouver, Washington
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6 reviews
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Reviewed 14 August 2016

I've been to Strecno several times, and always enjoy each visit. They have tours in English, but you need to plan ahead. Also, be prepared for a hike - both from the parking lot to the entrance of the castle, and then, again, once you're inside. However, it's completely worth every step.

Thank 747sjohnson
Zilina, Slovakia
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28 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 July 2016 via mobile

Very nice views of surrounding areas (village, river, railway, tunnels, etc.). Opened only during few months in summer.

Thank Dusan24
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Reviewed 20 March 2016 via mobile

I really like where this castle is situated, it's like from a fairytale :) The view from the top is nice! There is also this little wooden village on the way up and some information boards. The place is well looked after.

Thank Veronika J
Cork, Ireland
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Reviewed 27 August 2015

An enjoyable half-day spent at Strecno. Tour lasts about an hour, and included a surprise musical performance in the castle's chapel. I'm not sure if this is in tours all of the time, or if I just got lucky on the day. Laminated information sheets are given in a variety of languages, very handy if your guide is speaking Slovak... More 

2 Thank Cian D
Siem Reap, Cambodia
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555 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 178 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 August 2015

We visited Strecno while touring the region and were really impressed with castle and the amazing views. Its a great day out with friends and family. I will recommend this place to friends.

1 Thank d o
Zilina, Slovakia
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49 reviews
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Reviewed 6 August 2015

Beatifull view of surroundigs and river Vah.Nice exposition inside to castle, sometimes with special covering program. Under to castle is situeted medieval village with craft demonstratin.

1 Thank 576janag
Prague, Czech Republic
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Reviewed 28 May 2014

The castle is located near a village Strecno not far from Zilina. Two kind of a public transport are from Zilina to Strecno (train or bus). The way to castle has many stairs! The panoramatic views from castle is wonderful (river, village).

1 Thank JanJonas
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48 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 December 2013

youi van meet the knights times on strecno castle. very nice renovated casle. just a step down you can use a wooden rafts, special slovak way of wood transport couple of dozen years ago.

Thank podolro
Dublin, Ireland
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92 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 October 2013

Definitely a must-see, the view are simply magnificent and the tour is very informative taking you through the history of the region and the castle step-by-step.

Thank travelfreak-ie

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