Biely Kamen Castle Ruins

Svätý Jur, Slovakia

Above Svätý Jur there are the ruins of the Biely Kameň Castle, which was probably built in the 13th century. It was the seat of the estate of Svätý Jur until the beginning of the 17th century. The Ottoman troops destroyed it in the 1663 and it was never restored. Some parts of walls, window openings, etc. of the castle survive.

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Founded: 13th century
Category: Ruins in Slovakia

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Pavol Majher (2 years ago)
A castle ruin hidden in the woods and spanning an area of considerable size, easily accessible even by small children, refreshing place in the summer. However, ruins are not well preserved.
slavomir sekerka (2 years ago)
Easy walk through vilage and forest for family with kids (don't recommend if you need to bring a pram or buggy) butep an eye on them as you may get mbt rides comming down the trail. The castle is a ruin quite a big in space but mostly only the foundations, the info board about the castle history was shatered at the time when we visited.
Ján Pravda (2 years ago)
It's on a great spot, just a few minutes of walk from the village. The stairs need repair, as they are quite dangerous now.
Michal Bróska (3 years ago)
Most people don’t even know it exists, but it is there, hidden in the forests. The castle protected the people of Svaty Jur for centuries, but now it remains a ruin.it is a good starting point for hiking or cycling
Elizaveta Trukhanova (3 years ago)
Old castle ruins surrounded by magic forest
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