Betliar Manor house was appeared like forward fortification of Krásna Hôrka castle. The core of manor house was built in the 15th century. Štefan Andrássy began a change of this building on luxury formal residence. Manor house was rebuilt on three-storey hunting lodge and today is his appearance relatively similar.

Exposition of manor house consists of collection of works of art, historical furniture, unique library, weapons, precious ceramics, glass and porcelain. There are also hunting trophies from huntings from home and in foreign countries and various objects like eskimo clothes, armament of samurai and Egyptian mummy brought from far journeys. In 1985 manor house in Betliar was promulgated on national cultural monument. Around the manor house is a unique natural park, which was in a 1978 write-in list of important historical gardens of the world. In this park are infrequent woody plants from foreign countries and also native oaks and spruces.

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Lesná, Betliar, Slovakia
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Founded: 15th century
Category: Palaces, manors and town halls in Slovakia

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zoltan (2 years ago)
Nice interiors with original equipment, what is unique. The garden (park) is worth of a walk.
Lu O (2 years ago)
Nice place to visit. It's surrounded by a beautiful English park.
Adam Mackler (2 years ago)
Impressive look into relatively-recent history. We're lucky this house was preserved through its confiscation from the Andrássy family. The corpse in the basement is a bit creepy though.
Kamil Demočko (2 years ago)
It took over an hour to go through all the exhibits, one hour with commentary. They really liked to travel and hunt. It was interesting to see what they gathered from their trips over the years. Also there is a huge park behind the castle, great for a walk.
Peter Stolc (2 years ago)
Ancient manor house with beautiful and expansive Park. Inside the mansion lots of historical artifacts and paintings. Entrance fee is cheap and you can buy (also cheap) the possibility to photograph inside. If you are traveling near by you definitely should visit! You won't regret it.
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