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Castello di Gorizia

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Address: Borgo Castello 36, 34170 Gorizia, Italy
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+39 0481 530382
09:00 - 19:00
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I had read there was parking, but we could NOT find it; we drove past the castle twice and eventually parked in town and walked up. Lo and behold, you had to drive through a... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
Farmington, Connecticut
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Farmington, Connecticut
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540 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 594 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I had read there was parking, but we could NOT find it; we drove past the castle twice and eventually parked in town and walked up. Lo and behold, you had to drive through a castle arch and there is a small lot. It had quite a few cars in it at the end of the day in March, so... More 

Thank Rooindie
Gorizia, Italy
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5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 January 2017

The powerful castle is located on the top of the hill that dominates Gorizia. You can see it from all over the town but especially from the main square. It was built during the twelfth century. The rooms retain the ancient medieval furnishings. From the walls the city's view is really gorgeous!

1 Thank alescatta
Motta Sant'Anastasia, Italy
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346 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 107 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 November 2016 via mobile

Couldn't have asked for a nicer castle to visit. Loved that they have kept it in the traditional set up so you get a feel for life in the 1500s. Loved it here.

1 Thank mmccauley2006
Lucca, Italy
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14 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 November 2016

It was raining when we visited the castle but we enjoyed it even more for this reason: it has been like jumping in the medieval era! Wonderful sightseeing from the top

Thank tortellolover
Barcelona, Spain
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7 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

Nice views of both italian and slovenian sides, beautiful Castle from outside and if you pay only 3 euros you will be able to see the inside, which is even better! Original furnitures, kitchen and saloons of a very ancient castle, plus interesting information about the history of the place. It's totally a MUST even if you are not in... More 

1 Thank enrictico
Nairobi, Kenya
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165 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 111 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 August 2016

If you are in Gorizia, you should not miss a visit to the Castle, a well-maintained historical fortress dating back to the 11th century. All the spaces along the visit are well organised and explained. The views from the top of the Castle are breathtaking. The staff is helpful and available. Our visit, in particular, was graced by the added... More 

Thank Giorgio B
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 July 2016 via mobile

Unfortunatelly the castle was closed today but what i saw from outside was beautiful. Good panorama, peaceful, tidy, orderly, enviroment. I hope next time i can view inside

Thank Gábor M
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13 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 July 2016

The castle is well maintained and has great views. The staff is very helpful and better than those at the Museo della Grande Guerra.

Thank Italo-Canadian
Sunset, LA, USA
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34 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 May 2016

This would be a great place to visit if it were administered by people who knew something about tourism and communication. They have a dramatically sited, formidable castle. But they don't know how to explain it or present it. About five percent of the signage is in English, and we should call it "English" because while most of the words... More 

2 Thank SuncanMan
Pella Region, Greece
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88 reviews
32 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 March 2016

Amazing view near the mountain passages of ancient Roman roads. Castle is in perfect location, with museum, kidden garten, telescope and unique places for fotos. Try to get little of Lion energy before the main gate

Thank Evangelos_Kiriakou

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