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Friday, May 24, 2013
Ruins of the Čabraď Castle are in the Krupinská planina plain in south of Slovakia.
The road south of the Veľká Domaša water reservoir leads below the ruins of the Čičava Castle from the 13th century. The Castle did not survive the last Rákoczis rebellion in 1711 when it was damaged.
The village Divín is situated next to the water reservoir Ružiná in south of central Slovakia. Ruins of the medieval Divín Castle can be seen above the village.
Above the village Jelenec in the Tribeč Mts. in west of Slovakia, at the height of 514 m there are ruins of the originally Gothic Gýmeš Castle, built in the second half of the 13th century on the site of an older fort.
West of Žilina near the Váh river, the ruins of what was originally the Romanesque Hričovský hrad Castle exist. It is one of the oldest castles in the middle part of the region of Považie.
Several kilometres north of Topoľčianky in the Tribeč Mts. in west of Slovakia are the ruins of the Hrušov Castle towering on top of the Skalka Mt. at the height of 488 m.
South of Humenné in wonderful woods of the Humenské vrchy Mts. are the ruins of the castle called Jasenov from the 13th century.
The village Cerová lies below the Malé Karpaty Mts. in the south-west of Slovakia. It is one of the starting points for the trip to the ruins of the Korlátka Castle built in the mid-13th century. As a Royal Castle, it protected the western frontier of the Kingdom of Hungary.
In the north-west of Slovakia in the Biele Karpaty Mts. lies the village Lednica with the picturesque Lednické bralo rock and castle ruins on its top, perhaps the most inaccessible one among the castles in Slovakia. It looks like an eagles nest.
Not far away from Rajecké Teplice south of Žilina are the ruins of the Lietava Castle. It is one of the biggest and most visited castles of Slovakia.
This highest situated Castle in Slovakia is at the altitude of 993 m in the mountains Chočské vrchy in the north of the country. In the past its owners alternated. The first owners obtained it from the king and it was inherited afterwards.
In the centre of the village Blatnica below the slopes of the Veľká Fatra Mts. stands the Late Baroque manor house from the 18th century, which shelters the Museum of Karol Plicka, photographer.
The village Budmerice situated below the mountains Malé Karpaty in western Slovakia has a long history. There is a wonderful manor house built by the Pálffy family.
The architectural dominant of the little town of Hanušovce nad Topľou in the east of Slovakia is a Renaissance-Baroque manor house that was built at the turn of the 17th and the 18th century.
The village Mošovce offers several things interesting for tourists among them cultural and historical monuments. This village has an attractive Rococo-Classicist manor house from the second half of the 18th century.