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Ksiaz, a blend of many architectural styles, is the third-largest castle in Poland. In Europe, it is considered distinctive because its setting – proudly perched on a rock face, 395 metres above sea level – is as striking as its size. At first a...more
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Piastow Slaskich 1, Walbrzych 58-316, Poland
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+48 74 664 38 27
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Spectacular castle, great views, and the history of the last 150 or so years is fascinating. Set in a lovely nature park.

Thank 416Traveller2013
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The first floor has the best rooms saved for the later part of the tour. The upper floors are fairly empty but still filled with historical information. First floor rooms were restored to their full splendor and are enjoyable to look at. Ksiaz is not...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited Książ castle on beautiful sunny day and enjoyed touring it , visiting room by room, restored to it's so-so original furnishings and finish. Castle consists of older, 13th century part when it was built on a cliff over river as a defensive stronghold....More

Thank Art K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

So beautiful and full of history place ... there is possibility to visit underground structure but for groups not individuals yet ... but they say in near future this will be possible ...I can't wait ... I will come back there I'm sure of that

Thank magix666
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I walked from Walbzrych Szcavienko railway station through the forest park, first to the the old ruined castle, then to the lookout and finally to Zamek Ksiaz itself. No queue to buy a ticket and get in and I looked around myself (guided tours are...More

Thank Simon C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This late XIII century castle saw a lot. It has really great but sad history. It shares the same fate of many castles and palaces in Poland. Whatever wasn't destroyed by wars, stolen by Russians or later ruined by communist government is currently being restored...More

Thank 4xAZ
Reviewed 28 April 2018

Ksiaz Castle was plundered and destroyed several times throughout history. The effects of this activity are visible today. You will be shocked by the view of some rooms, once richly decorated, now completely empty. Perhaps now the castle is in the best period of its...More

Thank Acidov
Reviewed 10 April 2018

The castle is incredibly big and beautiful from the outside, unfortunately the inside is a bit poor (except from the Maximilian Hall). Good for them that they have amazing guides with a great sense of humour who do their best to learn the history but...More

Thank ZuzannaMi
Reviewed 8 April 2018

It's an amazing castle in a picturesque location; all in a great shape and well kept. However, what I missed is an original setup of the rooms: when you look on the old pictures, the rooms are fitted with plenty of furniture, carpets, paintings and...More

Thank RJRobsoon
Reviewed 10 February 2018 via mobile

And with some interesting history behind. You can visit individually or with your guide. Better the latter - this way you will not miss facts about the castle. Mixture of past and more modern history. Definitely better to visit in spring or summer when the...More

Thank Ewelina M
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zvag
7 January 2018|
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Response from Zamek_Ksiaz | Property representative |
Good morning, it's not possible to walk around the castle without an entrance ticket. Tourists can reach the castle and relax on the Honorary Courtyard without a charge. You can find information about the attraction in the... More
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Jenny L
5 January 2018|
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nformation for tourists arriving by public transit or on foot The address of Książ Castle in Wałbrzych is ul. Piastów Śląskich 1, and the Wałbrzych Palm House is located at ul. Wrocławskiej 158. KSIĄŻ CASTLE – getting... More
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