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Velenje Castle

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Nice castle and view

Good accessability (or with car, or by foot from center). Nice restoration. Sometimes hosts... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Celje, Slovenia
Lovely views, visit if you are in the area

The steps up to the castle are complemented with information boards to teach you about the history... read more

Reviewed 2 May 2018
Kristina A
Ljubljana, Slovenia
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“nice museum”(2 reviews)
“by foot”(2 reviews)
“collection”(2 reviews)
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Ljubljanska cesta 54, Velenje 3320, Slovenia
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Reviewed 27 April 2016 via mobile

This is a small castle in a small town. They have a few small exhibits including modern art, African art, a small chapel, mastodon room, and a WW2 memorial. The castle itself is nicely maintained and the guide was very enthusiastic to show us the...More

2  Thank JRIZ
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Good accessability (or with car, or by foot from center). Nice restoration. Sometimes hosts concerts. Nice museum inside. They also have a mamuth fossil.

Thank urosdernovsek
Reviewed 2 May 2018

The steps up to the castle are complemented with information boards to teach you about the history of the castle. There is also a little museum in the castle itself. The grounds are well kept the views are lovely.

Thank Kristina A
Reviewed 4 April 2018 via mobile

It's a nice, well preserves and easily reached castle. The city of Velenje is nothing speciall, but zou can catch some nice views from the castle. Unfortunately, it was closed on the day we visited it.

Thank aljo_ao670
Reviewed 30 July 2017

Velenje has just one old and significant building. It is castle, a small fortress, developed from medieval ages to Renaissance and Baroque. Beside the view you have different collections of the local museum in the castle. An old local inn is the most interesting for...More

2  Thank Miha P
Reviewed 8 February 2017

Totally restored and functional castle. Permanently hosting collection of Frantisek Foit from Africa and more. Displaying also live size mamut stature made from real bones faund in Saleska valley. They organize workshops, concerts, weddings, midle age days.

Thank Simona P
Reviewed 19 December 2016 via mobile

Must visit....by foot.... the most beautiful and well-maintained castle in Slovenia – the Velenje Castle, which also hosts the Velenje Museum.

Thank AnitaSLO
Reviewed 13 September 2016

It is a short but steep walk up to the castle. The views of Velenje are fantastic so don't forget your camera. There are some nice exhibitions in the castle and occasionally they have local cultural events. If you have troubles walking, you can reach...More

1  Thank Pika S
Reviewed 5 August 2016

Nice staff but not much to see inside. Check the program before you go there - sometimes they organize interesting cultural events.

Thank pupica45
Reviewed 25 July 2016 via mobile

After short, but intensive walk up-hill we were served with magnificent view over Velenje and surrounding greenery. What a way to begin relaxing weekend

Thank Borut B
Reviewed 25 July 2016

Old castle Velenje can be reached by walking or you drive to castle with car from old town Velenje.....From castle is great wiev on all city Velenje and surrounding hills. In castle also have museum....

Thank Jure K
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