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Distance: 4.64km
Bojnice Castle Bojnice

Bojnice Castle

Bojnice (area: Strazov Mountains, region: Horna Nitra, District: Prievidza)

Bojnice Castle belongs to the most beautiful and the most visited castles in Central Europe. It is sought after by many visitors from all around the world. The castle is towering at the foot of Strazov Uplands on a travertine hill above the town Bojnice. It is one of the oldest and the most important castles in Slovakia. The first written note of its existence comes back to 1113, it was found in a document of Zobor abbey. Bojnice Castle is a national culture heritage and a residence of museum....

Distance: 31.19km
Kremnica Castle Kremnica

Kremnica Castle

Kremnica (area: Kremnica Mountains, region: Pohronie, District: Žiar nad Hronom)

Town castle Kremnica is the complex of buildings built and fortified in 13th - 15th century. The building of St. Katharine Church is dominant; it was built in Gothic style. In present time the castle is the residence of Coin and Medal Museum. Exposures: Baroque sculptures Kremnica bells Town defence Archaeological researches of the castle Opening hours June to September (Tuesday - Sunday) 08.30 - 12.00  13.00 - 17.30 October to May (Tuesday...

Distance: 37.29km
ŽIAR NAD HRONOM MANSION Žiar nad Hronom

ŽIAR NAD HRONOM MANSION

Žiar nad Hronom (region: Pohronie, District: )

Distance: 52.79km
Banská Bystrica Town Castle Banská Bystrica

Banská Bystrica Town Castle

Banská Bystrica (area: Kremnica Mountains, region: Horehronie, District: Banská Bystrica)

The town castle was once formed by several ancient buildings in the central Slovakian metropolis Banská Bystrica. Its task was to protect the income proceedings of copper and silver mining for the royal treasury. The town castle was built gradually. The parish church was built as the first structure in the 13th century and fortifications were added to it in the 15th century. Earth ramparts and palisades were later replaced by tall stone walls fortified by bastions and a water dike. In the 16th...

Distance: 53.86km
Dubnica Mansion Dubnica nad Váhom

Dubnica Mansion

Dubnica nad Váhom (area: Strazov Mountains, region: Stredne Povazie, District: Ilava)

Dubnica Mansion, one of the most valuable historical buildings in Slovakia, is a cultural monument standing in Dubnica nad Vahom. Four-wing building of the chateau with a Renaissance core is located next to the Church of St. James and the Jan Baltazar Magin Park. Mansion was built in the 40-ies of the 17th century. Currently the town museum, gallery and Tourist Information Centre house in the premises of Dubnica Manor House. The museum has a history nature, focusing on the mansion, Ileshazi family...

Distance: 54.61km
Old Castle - Banska Stiavnica Banská Štiavnica

Old Castle - Banska Stiavnica

Banská Štiavnica (area: Stiavnica Mountains, region: Pohronie, District: Banská Štiavnica)

Originally parish church from the first half of the 13th century. In 1546-1559 it was rebuilt in Renaissance style into anti-Turkish fortress. In present time it is under the management of Slovak Mining Museum. Expozície: Baroque sculptures Pipe-making craft Blacksmith art

Distance: 55.37km
NEW CASTLE - BANSKÁ ŠTIAVNICA Banská Štiavnica

NEW CASTLE - BANSKÁ ŠTIAVNICA

Banská Štiavnica (area: Stiavnica Mountains, region: Pohronie, District: Banská Štiavnica)

Six-floor high and fortified building in Renaissance style was built in 1564-1571 as anti-Turkish guard tower in complex of fortifications around mining towns. It used to be a town clock. Today it is a part of Slovak Mining Museum. Expositions: Slovakia during Turkish expansion Open: October-April, Monday-Friday, 8 a.m. - 3 p.m. July-August, Monday-Sunday, 8 a.m. - 6 p.m. May, June, September, Monday-Sunday, 8 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Distance: 56.86km
Water Castle in Hronsek, Renaissance mansion Hronsek

Water Castle in Hronsek, Renaissance mansion

Hronsek (area: Kremnica Mountains, region: Horehronie, District: Banská Bystrica)

Distance: 57.12km
Topoľčianky Manor House and Castle Topoľčianky

Topoľčianky Manor House and Castle

Topoľčianky (area: Tekov, region: Dolna Nitra, District: Zlaté Moravce)

The village of Topoľčianky, which is located north of the western Slovak town of Zlaté Moravce at the foothill of the Tribeč Mountains, boasts an extensive English garden, which features a picturesque Classicist-style manor house that forms the southern wing of an old castle. The area originally featured a Gothic-style water castle and later a Renaissance fortress. At the outset of the 19th century, the then owner of the castle Count Ján Keglevich pulled down the southern Renaissance tract...

Distance: 59.05km
Zvolen Castle Zvolen

Zvolen Castle

Zvolen (area: Kremnica Mountains, region: Pohronie, District: Zvolen)

Zvolen Castle (Slovak: Zvolenský zámok) is a medieval castle located on a hill near the center of Zvolen, in central Slovakia. The original seat of the region was above the confluence of Slatina and Hron rivers on a steep cliff in a castle from the 12th century, known today as Pustý hrad (meaning "Deserted castle"). Its difficult access had consequence in relocation of the seat to the new-built Zvolen castle, which was ordered by Louis I the Great as a hunting residence of Hungarian...

Distance: 59.32km
LIETAVA CASTLE Lietavská Svinná - Babkov

LIETAVA CASTLE

Lietavská Svinná - Babkov (area: Súľov Mountains, region: Horne Povazie, District: Žilina)

The castle was built in the second half of the 13th century, the first reference about it dates back to 1318. In the second half of the 16th century it was gained by the Thurzos and they owned it till its downfall in the years 1698-1770. Since that time, it has continuously run riot. The fortifications, the walls of the donjon, remainders of palaces for living and of the chapel have been preserved. At the beginning of the 18th century the castle burnt down, it lost its defensive function and it...

Distance: 59.99km
TOPOĽČANY CASTLE Podhradie TO (Podhradie)

TOPOĽČANY CASTLE

Podhradie TO (Podhradie) (area: Považský Inovec, region: Horna Nitra, District: Topoľčany)

Distance: 60.72km
Trenčín Castle Trenčín

Trenčín Castle

Trenčín (area: White Carpathians, region: Stredne Povazie, District: Trenčín)

Trencin Castle is built on a high limestone hill; it dominates Trencin town and surrounding area. It was founded in a place of fortified settlement, which must have been fortified and equipped with castle objects because it had already been the king's guard castle in the 11th century. Romans had already appreciated the advantageous position of the locality close to Carpathian passes and Vah fords. The evidence of it can be seen in a famous sign on the castle rock from 179 A.D. This commemorative...

Distance: 61.58km
Chateau in Turcianska Stiavnicka Sučany

Chateau in Turcianska Stiavnicka

Sučany (region: Turiec, District: Bánovce nad Bebravou)

Distance: 62.20km
SVÄTÝ ANTON (SAINT ANTHONY) CASTLE Svätý Anton

SVÄTÝ ANTON (SAINT ANTHONY) CASTLE

Svätý Anton (area: Stiavnica Mountains, region: Pohronie, District: Bánovce nad Bebravou)

The Saint Anthony castle is also called Antol castle; it is a castle that is situated under the forest in the village of Svätý Anton (Saint Anthony) nearby Banská Štiavnica. It is a rather well preserved late Baroque-Classicistic castle with a large park. Since 1985, it has been evidenced as national cultural memory and it is made accessible also to the public. The late Baroque castle was built in 1744-1750 on the place of an older castle from the 15th century. The castle is precious due...

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