Borša Castle was built after the Tatar invasion (13th century) by the king Belo IV. Its history is not known very good, we only know, that castle was owned by many families (Perin, Polonyi, Lorantffy, Rakoczi and others). The most well-known owner was Francis II Rákóczi, the leader of the Hungarian uprising against the Habsburgs in 1703-11. At the end of 16th or the beginning of 17th century was on its place built so-called 'hradný kaštieľ' (which can be translated like castle-like mansion-house).

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Kaštieľska, Borsa, Slovakia
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Founded: 13th century
Category: Castles and fortifications in Slovakia

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www.castles.sk

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Peter Molnar (7 months ago)
Unbelievably beautiful place..... Definitely recommend to visit.
Tomas Simonkay (7 months ago)
The renovation of the mansion has finished in 2021 and it looks simply great. There is a museum, a restaurant and a hotel there. We visited only the museum and the restaurant. The museum is mainly about the life of II. Rákóczi Ferenc and it's really worth visiting. It is very informative with a lot of interactive points. We also had a soup (halászlé - fish soup) in the restaurant and it was tasty. The staff was also friendly. There is a free parking lot in front of the entrance for those coming by car. The place is wheelchair accessible.
Pisti Fintor (7 months ago)
Very nice, renewed Castle of here born II. Rakoczi Ferenc.
toupou toupou17 (9 months ago)
Nicely restored Kaštieľ od Rákóczi II and the chronological route in the museum is well done
Michal Polak (10 months ago)
Nice museum, great experience, interesting history.
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