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Zamek Ksiaz w Walbrzychu

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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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ul. Piastow Slaskich 1, Walbrzych 58-306, Poland
+48 74 664 38 27
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Reviewed yesterday

Astonishing location though, it stands tall but not that gracious, on a cliff surrounded by luxurious vegetation. The setting is its forte, other than that is not extraordinary. Looks more like a palace with too many windows rather that a castle. I said earlier “not...More

1  Thank Aqua_Uomo
Reviewed 2 days ago

Beautiful castle in nice surroundings; the inside was a bit of a bummer though; quite...empty, apart from some rooms...However a walk to the (derelict) greenhouses with it's quirky bar in the middle of exotic plants via the ruins of the old caste is a very...More

Thank MaartenAd
Reviewed 1 week ago

Our English language guided tour was OK, but very short. Lot of focus on Hitler who actually never spent a night in the hotel. Building itself is not fully renovated. View is beautiful, garden is very nice.

Thank pengemex
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The castle is quite big and well restored. The gardens are also lovely in the spring and summer. The price is a bit high for polish standards (35 zlotys). You can reach there from Walbrzych by car or from Swiebodzice by foot, going across a...More

Thank Levi_Jonatas
Reviewed 6 August 2018 via mobile

The castle itself is undoubtedly worth seeing but for this price the guide (named Marcin) should do much better than only throwing short remarks and show his irritation to members of the group. I can't say that I learned anything about the history of the...More

Thank Kokosek
Reviewed 24 July 2018 via mobile

Had a good visit here. The location is lovely with some great views and cool even on a hot day. The inside of the castle is quite bare but the audio tour is interesting and enjoyable. There is also a good restaurant, the food takes...More

Thank ianf22
Reviewed 9 July 2018

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

2  Thank 416Traveller2013
Reviewed 2 July 2018 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

1  Thank Eric F
Reviewed 30 June 2018

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 28 June 2018 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

1  Thank magix666
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Katarzyna D
21 August 2018|
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Response from Kokosek | Reviewed this property |
I bought the tickets via internet so I can't tell.
7 January 2018|
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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Response from Zamek_Ksiaz | Property representative |
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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