The Oldest Slovenian Bled Castle – Slovenia (Europe)

There are a few places in the world that make you say, wow, what a remarkable view! One such amazing panoramic view can be seen from the top of the Bled Castle. The medieval Bled Castle, located in Bled, Slovenia is known to be the oldest Slovenian castle. It is known to be one of the most popular attractions in Europe.

Bled Castle Europe
Bled Castle Europe

The Bled Castle is located at an elevation of 599 meters. The first mention of the castle was in the documents that date 22 May 1011. The construction of the Bled Castle continued for several centuries from time to time. The final construction of the castle ended around eighteenth century.

Bled Castle of Slovenia
Bled Castle of Slovenia

The architecture of the Slovenian Bled Castle follows Renaissance and Romanesque style. The exterior of the castle has towers with red tops and stone walls. Romanesque tower is known to be the oldest part of the castle. Later on other towers were also added in the Middle Ages to the already built structure.

Bled Castle Slovenia
Bled Castle Slovenia

The magnificent Slovenian Bled Castle has two courtyards. There is a 16th century built chapel located in the upper courtyard of the Bled Castle. The chapel is adorned with the remarkable artwork of illusionist frescoes. The location of the Bled Castle on the Lake Bled makes its more appealing to tourists.

Bled Castle
Bled Castle

The Google rating for the Slovenian Bled Castle is 4.4 stars. The entrance fee of the castle is 9 Euros. Most of the people review the view to be splendid. From the tower you can see the reflection of clouds in the lake water with colorful rooftops of buildings as far as the sight goes. This grand looking castle is a must see of Slovenian.

Bled Castle Restaurant
Bled Castle Restaurant

Castle
Castle

Old Bled Castle Slovenia
Old Bled Castle Slovenia

Old Bled Castle
Old Bled Castle

Slovenia Bled Castle and Lake
Slovenia Bled Castle and Lake

Slovenia Bled Castle
Slovenia Bled Castle

Slovenian Bled Castle
Slovenian Bled Castle

View From Bled Castle Slovenia
View From Bled Castle Slovenia

View From Bled Castle
View From Bled Castle

Photo Source: Bled, Hongthai, Jezersek, Lovethesepics, Wikimedia, Laurenleatherby, Olympicwanderings

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