Podsreda Castle dates to around 1150 and is probably the best-preserved example of secular Romanesque architecture in Slovenia. It features a typical 12th-century defensive tower (keep), a Romanesque chapel, and two wings from about the same period. The orderly, rectangular plan is also typical of the late Romanesque period.

Over the years the castle has seen many owners. Though neglected after the Second World War, the castle has since undergone extensive renovation work, starting in 1983. During the renovation numerous forgotten and neglected features where rediscovered, among them some Romanesque double windows, the chiselled frames of windows and doors and the remains of paintings. It is open during the summer months and a popular setting for weddings.



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Founded: c. 1150
Category: Castles and fortifications in Slovenia


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Paul Heller (7 months ago)
Nice castle, unfortunately its closed due to covid. I think there is normally a cafe on site which would be nice. But its possible to walk around the outside. There is a car charging place on site which is a plus.
Tadej Strnad (12 months ago)
helpful and friendly staff with interesting exhibitions, lovely & calm setting and with a possibility to overnight
Jure Kobal (12 months ago)
The castle is well maintained. Has some nice exhibitions and also some really nice interactive ones.
Erik Rodic (13 months ago)
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Hugo Waeterschoot (15 months ago)
This mideaval castle is an absolute gem. Besides the magnificent castle you can visit several exhibitions related to its history as well as the cultural and natural environment it belongs too. You can even stay overnight given the castle has 5 rooms available. Almost a once in a lifetime experience whereby the local agent helps you out with every detail for your visit.
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