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a must se in the region

this picture doesn't give the the idea what a fantastic scenery it is! It's true, that these are... read more

Reviewed 30 July 2018
Basia_Poznan
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Poznan, Poland
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Beautiful set of ruins. Large parking lot with a number of cafes and restaurants. Located on top... read more

Reviewed 20 August 2017
Szynka5
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Opole, Poland
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The ruins of a 14th century castle are one of the biggest attractions of the area. The castle, located on a hill, among limestone rocks, is part of the Trail of the Eagles' Nests. It belonged to a system of fortifications, built by King Kazimierz...more
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Reviewed 30 July 2018

this picture doesn't give the the idea what a fantastic scenery it is! It's true, that these are only the remnants of a great Medieval castle, but wandering inside you get the possibility to imagine how big it might have been; how welll composed into...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed 20 August 2017

Beautiful set of ruins. Large parking lot with a number of cafes and restaurants. Located on top of a hill, the trail is a little steep and slippery in some places. Nice views from the top. There is an observation tower with a telescope.

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Szynka5
Reviewed 13 July 2017 via mobile

You need to visit the castle of Olsztyn when you are here. In very good condition and with a museum of different exhibitions. Beside you have a perfect view from the tower. Prices are OK.

Date of experience: July 2017
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Reviewed 28 February 2017

Zamek w Olstynie is a big and very beautiful castle located in the Eagle-Nest trail, between Czestochowa (he most important pilgrimage place in Poland) and Krakow (the historical capital of Poland). In fact, it is one of some castles located in this route, in the...More

Date of experience: November 2016
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Reviewed 17 February 2017 via mobile

Great escape from a dull city. Perfect place for a lovely stroll with the family. Be prepared for a stunning views over the county.

Date of experience: February 2017
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Reviewed 9 September 2016

On the way back to Krakow from Czestochowa to catch the coach for Zakopane my friends arranged some sightseeing on the way so we set off earlier. Jurassic Highland: The area which is most spectacular, is also known as the Jura Upland. First short stop,...More

Date of experience: July 2016
2  Thank greekcypriot2009
Reviewed 11 July 2016

The ruins of a XIV century castle look amazing at sunset. Spent a night on a festival at this location and it was very picturesque. Superb for exploration during the day. Quite developed tourism industry in the area with loads of hidden history and culture....More

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank KarolaRS
Reviewed 28 June 2016

Great place to stop on a trail of 13 castles that reaches from Czestochowa to Krakow. Located on the eagles nest trail that can be hiked or biked the full 200km

Date of experience: June 2016
Thank Santacruz68
Reviewed 15 May 2016

it is one of the most stunning castles in Polans... however it is a bit ruined, its remainders show the majesty and power of the original ... except the castle you can also wander wander up and down the surroundings..

Date of experience: April 2016
5  Thank Marek U
Reviewed 8 September 2015

A ruin for sure.....but such a great location and the history of the place is interesting. I don't think one would travel out of the way just for this old site, but combining it with a visit to the Spichlerz restaurant nearby makes a very...More

Date of experience: September 2015
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