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Bled Castle - Inside walls

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Bled Castle is a symbol of Bled and Slovenia. The image of the castle with the lake and romantic island and church on it has earned the resort worldwide recognition in Slovenia and over the world. According to written sources is the oldest castle in Slovenia. The buildings are arranged around two courtyards which are connected with a staircase. In the past the outbuildings were arranged at the lower courtyard and the residential buildings around the upper courtyard. Today you can see in the lower castle courtyard interesting coat-of-arms, memorial plate, platform with a fine view, bar, well, arcaded doorway where is the Multivision and connection between lower and upper castle courtyard, castle printing works and other. The well is cut into live rock. It was intendend for collecting rain water. It is about ten to twelve metres deep. At the upper courtyard is open the chapel, which was built in the 16th century. By the altar you can see the portrait of the German emperor Henrik II and his wife Kunigunda. In the upper courtyard is also the restaurant, platform with a fine view, museum and other. In this part are organized medieval entertainments. Beside medieval days are at the castle also organized business meetings, political and corporate events, engagements, weddings, culture events and concerts. Between lower and upper courtyard is the herbal gallery and wine cellar. The castle walls are Romanesque. From the Bled castle are wonderful views to near and distant surroundings. Lake Bled is in front of you just like on the palm.


Photos

Inside walls - Rounded three-storeyed defensive tower

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Rounded three-storeyed defensive tower
Inside walls - Exit from the Bled Castle

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Exit from the Bled Castle
Inside walls - Coat-of-arms near entrance

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Coat-of-arms near entrance
Inside walls - Memorial plate near entrance

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Memorial plate near entrance
Inside walls - Lower yard of Bled Castle

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Lower yard of Bled Castle
Inside walls - Lower castle courtyard

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Lower castle courtyard
Inside walls - Platform with a fine view near lower courtyard

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Platform with a fine view near lower courtyard
Inside walls - Bar at the lower castle yard

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Bar at the lower castle yard
Inside walls - Lower courtyard with a well

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Lower courtyard with a well
Inside walls - Well

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Well
Inside walls - Arcaded doorway where is Multivision and connection between lower and upper castle courtyard

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Arcaded doorway where is Multivision and connection between lower and ...
Inside walls - Crossing between courtyards by the outside side

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Crossing between courtyards by the outside side
Inside walls - Upper courtyard and flowers

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Upper courtyard and flowers
Inside walls - Northwest side of the upper courtyard

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Northwest side of the upper courtyard
Inside walls - East side of the upper courtyard

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East side of the upper courtyard
Inside walls - View to the passage on the upper courtyard

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View to the passage on the upper courtyard
Inside walls - Upper castle courtyard of the Bled Castle

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Upper castle courtyard of the Bled Castle
Inside walls - Upper platform with a fine view

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Upper platform with a fine view
Inside walls - Walls with a view of the Lake Bled

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Walls with a view of the Lake Bled
Inside walls - Castle medieval shows

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Castle medieval shows
Inside walls - Stairs to the castle walls

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Stairs to the castle walls
Inside walls - Entrance into Herbal Castle Gallery

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Entrance into Herbal Castle Gallery
Inside walls - Corridor near castle walls

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Corridor near castle walls

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Data

Municipality: BLED (8122 population)

Settlements in the municipality:

Bled (5181 population), Zasip (1032), Ribno (611), Bohinjska Bela (546), Koritno (234),

Selo pri Bledu (213), Bodešče (163), Obrne (76), Kupljenik (50), Slamniki (16)

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