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Not the usual tourist spot in Southern Poland, but an interesting visit

Our group tour of GaliciaPoland and Ukraine stopped at many places off the usual tourist spots... read more

Reviewed 3 October 2018
Bernie O
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Bondsville, Massachusetts
The best ruins ever

The castle is now in a stage of being the permanent and secured ruin. It is great to walk and... read more

Reviewed 20 August 2017
tzd60820
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Vancouver, Washington
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Ujazd 73, Iwaniska 27-570, Poland
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Reviewed 13 May 2013

What a pity that the castle served in its glory only for 11 years, and after the Swedish invasion it was never restored to its original state! Can you imagine an octagonal aquarium with glass from two sides so that people standing over it or...More

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Reviewed 3 October 2018

Our group tour of GaliciaPoland and Ukraine stopped at many places off the usual tourist spots. Great if you had been to Poland previously and already seen the main sites. Castle is in ruins, but enough to see to occupy an hour or more. If...More

Thank Bernie O
Reviewed 20 August 2017

The castle is now in a stage of being the permanent and secured ruin. It is great to walk and search around, find secretive short cuts or dead-ends. Must see all the levels (3). Additional to the great views and amazing passages, there is a...More

1  Thank tzd60820
Reviewed 16 August 2017

It's in the middle of nowhere but worth a short detour if you are in the area. zl 10 entry fee and free parking. Take the audio tour otherwise you will end up retracing your steps or going down dead ends. The floor is very...More

Thank 5cruffy
Reviewed 21 July 2017

A little neglected castle, which is slowly being lifted from the ruins. The most magnificent castle ruins I have ever seen. I've been there a few years ago when castle wasn't in such a "good shape" as it is nowadays. You can walk around there...More

Thank Klaudia K
Reviewed 7 April 2017 via mobile

Amazing. Must see before they will find investors who convert it to hotel. This place stimulates imagination of kids and adults. Feels a history.

Thank Dariusz R
Reviewed 25 February 2017 via mobile

We went to visit the place last summer. We have reviewed it before but TA knows our experience better than we do so they haven't posted. Rude lady at the gate told us that we can't pay with card and we have to go to...More

Thank Mj S
Reviewed 12 October 2016

Great castle to visit - especially when the weather is nice. Look for special events there. A lot of shows and activities for the whole family. Couples like to make their photo-sessions there since it's quite romantic ;) It's a really nice touch of a...More

Thank Dominika Z
Reviewed 14 August 2016 via mobile

Totally worth of coming and seeing! It is amazing and unexpected. The only thing is that the place is crowded but being there it is so understandable. I would wish myself more places like that in Poland.

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Reviewed 29 July 2016

Almost a two hour drive by car from Tarnów through lovely small villages and towns, the ruins are just suddenly there. It is hard to imagine the one grandeur of this huge place. Would have liked to have seen a brochure describing the castle history...More

1  Thank Sharon K
Reviewed 13 June 2016

We went by car from Krakow ; I do not see that it is very easy to reach by public transport. This is probably the biggest folly in Europe. Gigantic in scope, it was hardly used and no-one wanted to pay to keep it in...More

1  Thank Etosha
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You can check the connection at: rozklady.mda.malopolska.pl/?lang=eng looking for Iwaniska as a bus stop. The ride takes quite a long time - about 3 hours in one way. From Iwaniska you can go by foot 3,5 km or cath the local... More
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