Divín Castle Ruins

Divín, Slovakia

Ruins of the medieval Divín Castle can be seen above the village. The castle was built by the end of the 13th century and it played an important role as an anti-Turkish fort in the 16th century. Its ill-famed owner Imrich Balassa, robber knight seated here in the 17th century and undertook assaults in its environs. After his death, the Castle was conquered by the Imperial troops in 1683 and fell in decay. Only parts of some walls survive.

Fortified and likewise abandoned Renaissance manor house, Baroque church and the building of parsonage with the oldest sundial in region of Novohrad are in Divín. Interesting events are organized here in summer months.

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Hradná, Divín, Slovakia
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Founded: 13th century
Category: Ruins in Slovakia

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Sam Roberts (20 months ago)
Pretty cool spot. Small uphill walk to the castle and a sign that says enter at your own risk. Great views from the top of surrounding village and nearby lake.
Andrej Orogvani (20 months ago)
Castle that looks like Harenall from Game of thrones series?
Natália Lauková (2 years ago)
Under reconstruction but very nice view
Domino Tkáč (2 years ago)
Great place, recently under reconstruction. Really brings you the pictures in mind of how it was in the middle ages.
I am TIYA (2 years ago)
Beautiful ruined castle. Nice view from there.
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