Hajnácka Castle Ruins

Hajnácka, Slovakia

Hajnáčka castle was built in the Gothic style against the Mongol invasion in the mid-1200s. Later, in the mid-15th century, the construction was finished. Hajnáčka was the seat of important feudal lords. In 1545 the castle was besieged and conquered by Ottomans. At the end of the 16th century and the first third of the 17th century castle was an important part of the anti-Turkish defensive line. Nevertheless, it Turks in 1645 again briefly occupied for few years. In the 17th century the castle was only partially inhabitated. In 1703 it was burnt down and no longer restored.

Today the remains of walls stand on the top of the hill which is hard to reach.



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Hajnácka, Slovakia
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Founded: 13th century
Category: Ruins in Slovakia

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Moncsi F (6 months ago)
Megéri felmenni mert a panoráma csodás ..a faluban parkolva kb 15-20 perc séta a vár .. nem volt tömeg . Magunk voltunk.. Kaszált ösvény vezet föl.
Judita Tothova (7 months ago)
Krásna je aj táto časť Slovenska.Nie je preplnený turistami,nie sú tu továrne atď.Neďalekej dedinke som si kúpila chalupu.Ani sa mi nechce odtiaľto odísť.Najdete tu lesy ,rybníky ,obchody,pizzerie a v blízkej maďarskej strany je tiež čo objavovať.Kto tu ešte nebol a túži mať ticho a kľud určite sa oplatí navštíviť tieto dedinky a okolie...
Zuzana Hazuchová (10 months ago)
Quiet, well-kept grounds and a path to the castle ruins, beautiful views. Great for a walk. Services, shops only in the village.
Peter Urban (15 months ago)
An interesting locality, approaching the geology and history of the volcanic Cerova Highlands. Nice view...
Sándor Ádám (17 months ago)
Simply beautiful and magical place!
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