Exploring a castle can make for a wonderful day during your vacation, and it’s an activity that appeals to all age groups.
In Europe, there are numerous castles that draw tourists from around the globe. However, which European city stands out as the ultimate castle hub?
Ubuy conducted a study to determine the number of castles in major European cities and calculated the density of castles per 100,000 square meters.
The research unveiled that Zagreb, Croatia, shares the 7th spot with Larnaca, Cyprus, boasting an impressive count of 5 castles.
This translates to approximately 0.78 castles for every 100,000 square meters.
The five castles in Zagreb are:
Kašina – Castrum antiquum Paganorum
European capitals and two additional cities in each country (based on population) were analysed to find the best castle and palace hotspots. City data and sizes were gathered from World Population Review as of 2023.
To count the castles, the research used TripAdvisor’s ‘castles’ category.
You can see the full run down of castle-centric European cities here.