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Celje Castle, Celje

A mighty walled castle towering over the city, Celje Castle is sure to leave you speechless. Its appearance dates back to the Counts of Celje, the most renowned and notable noble dynasty from the area in present-day Slovenia. During the summer, a live history program takes place there and offers an immersive experience as the visitors can take part in sword fights with knights, shoot with bows, and flirt with princesses. On the last Saturday in August, the the castle becomes a venue for a traditional medieval festival.
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  • In Celje lies the largest castle in all of Slovenia and is located a couple of kilometres from the old town. It dates back to the THIRTEENTH century but with great remakes fifteenth. Easy to walk in just under half an hour, it offers a nice view across the area. Little to see inside it unfortunately if you exclude the room of torture. Still worth the visit.
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  • If you are in the vicinity, well worth a visit. An interesting castle, but it is its location and the views from it which make it most spectacular.  more »
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  • Amazing view especially on a sunny day. You can see the whole city (Celje) from the highest tower. Entrance fee (6€) includes access to both towers as well as Theater of horror. IMHO this is the best view you can get from any castle in Slovenia.
  • Interesting castle to visit. On top of the hill ovrrlooks city of Celje. Highest tower offers nice view. Very interesting is also The Theatre of Horror, with old torture devices like Iron maiden. Gives you chills. Very nice experience.
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