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Friday, May 24, 2013
West of Lučenec in southern Slovakia is the village Halič, known for its Baroque, now rather abandoned, manor house, which is the result of the 17th century reconstruction of the former fort from the 16th century.
The dominant of the former royal borough Pezinok lying below the mountains Malé Karpaty not far away from Bratislava is its chateau built on the foundations of an older castle from the 13th century.
East of Zvolen in central Slovakia next to the village Vígľaš is castle bearing the same name.
The area east of the town of Veľký Krtíš in the south of central Slovakia features a village called Dolná Strehová. The village is well-known for its 18th century manor house which was built in the Rococo and Classical styles and is surrounded by an extensive English garden.
The village of Jasenica is situated about 12 kilometres from the town of Považská Bystrica. The manor house, which was built thanks to the initiative of the Suňog (Szunygh) family, is the oldest building in the village.
The Town Castle in Kremnica is part of the NBS - Museum of Coins and Medals.
One of the stateliest buildings of eastern Slovakia is situated in the southern part of region Spiš. It is the manor house Markušovce.
On the hill above Banská Štiavnica, Nový zámok (New Chateau) stands since 1571 bearing the name of the hill Frauenberg or Dievčenský or Panenský hrad in Slovak (Maiden Castle or Virgin Castle).
This 16th-century, Renaissance-style manor house in the village of Oponice, which lies near the city of Nitra in western Slovakia, is bound to attract scores of art and history lovers.