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Incredible collection of books

The library contains incredible collection of books, but that is only half of the overall... read more

Reviewed 2 January 2018
Richard K
Bratislava, Slovakia
Superb library

I was there already twice, always a different programme and different informations were revealed to... read more

Reviewed 1 August 2017
Bratislava, Slovakia
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Oponice 271, Oponice 956 14, Slovakia
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Reviewed 2 January 2018

The library contains incredible collection of books, but that is only half of the overall experience. The second (and perhaps even more important) part is the actual tour, the guide was extremely helpful, she very well explained the history of the collection with numerous references...More

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Reviewed 1 August 2017

I was there already twice, always a different programme and different informations were revealed to me. There are books which were written in 15th centory!! It is real treasure, although unknown in Slovakia

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Reviewed 11 May 2017

Chateau Appony is located is Oponice, a small village close to the city of Nitra. The original owners the Appony family, who lived here until 1940 amassed one of the greatest libraries in Central Europe. After the Chateau was confiscated by the Communists, it almost...More

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Reviewed 18 February 2017

Our first stay in Chateau Appony hotel was connected to the walkthrough in reconstructed library with more than 17,000 books. The guide lady was kind, knowledgeable and was telling many interesting stories. Recommending to visit!

Thank MartinPilek
Reviewed 16 June 2016

We have just come back from staying at the Appony. It is a grand setting with luxury rooms, helpful and friendly staff and a fantastic restaurant. The rooms were five star quality, clean, attractive, with all the amenities you expect. The breakfast was extensive and...More

Thank robdawncunningham
Reviewed 13 March 2016

Well worth the time to look at, listen to the talk and look upon centuries of books and history. Fascinating to see how they have restored and kept the history

Thank simonandmiska
Reviewed 6 March 2016 via mobile

Just a super experience. Interpretation of story by guide, unique stories played as theatre about the history , salvation and overall superior collection of books. Good kitchen, nice staff. Nice place for all history lover. On centre of village is another museum of history with...More

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Reviewed 18 February 2016

Authentic copy of famous library destroyed by commies. The books are originals, but the furniture (shelves) are unfortunately only copy. The guide will tell you amazing stories about the library and its owners.

Thank IvanSen
Reviewed 17 January 2016

Very hard to describe in words. It is amazing work, they did with the reconstruction when you see the photos before and after.

Thank KatinkaKatka
Reviewed 27 May 2014

You'll be steeped in history in a second. Many famous people gave spent time there: Roosevelt, Queen Geraldine, etc etc. Not to miss!

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