Cicava Castle Ruins

Sedliská, Slovakia

The road south of the Veľká Domaša water reservoir leads below the ruins of the Čičava Castle, probably built in 1309-1316. The castle did not survive the last Rákoczis rebellion in 1711 when it was damaged.

The Castle is known for its “Book of Lies and Liars” held here in the 16th and 17th centuries, also referred to as the Book of Čičava - in which curious lies and names of liars were noted. The Slovak idiom “it should be entered in the Čičava Book” is still used and it refers to outrageous or bold lies.

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Founded: 1309-1316
Category: Ruins in Slovakia

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LOWA 515 (4 years ago)
Nice, like that castle
Juraj Kopčanský (4 years ago)
ok
Rado van Celuch (4 years ago)
Ok
burningstone z (4 years ago)
beautiful view
Eric Schollmeyer (5 years ago)
Cool ruined castle and the hill offers great views of the surrounding area.
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