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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Founded: 13th century
Category: Ruins in Slovakia

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Alžbeta Szomolaiová (2 years ago)
Celkom pekný výstup smerom na hrad. Ale oplatí sa vidieť. Sú tam lavičky, v pripade potreby si viete aj oddýchnut.
VÁNDOR VIDÉKI (2 years ago)
A vár a falu fölötti bazaltsziklával épült egybe. Az egykor fontos, kelet-nyugat irányú kereskedelmi utat őrző várból ma alig látható néhány falmaradvány. A bolondóci várjobbágyok építették a tatárjárás idején. Később a Hont-Pázmány nemzettség birtokolta, lde tőlük I. Károly 1320-ban elkobozta hűtlenség miatt. Később Szécsényi Tamásnak adta. Tőlük Zsigmond király vette el. 1424-től Borbála királyné zálogbirtoka lett. Zsigmond halála után (1438) I. Albert Borbálát fosztotta meg tőle, s 6000 aranyért a Pálócziakhoz került zálogba. A rákövetkező évben már, mint adományt kapták meg. 1540-ben a Balassák bírták. 1546-ban elfoglalta a török, s csupán 1593-ban tudták visszahódítani. Ezt ismét a Szécsényiek ideje követi. 1645-ben megint török kézen találjuk. Sokáig nem ültek benne, ám ekkor felrobbantották. 1703-ban egy nagy tűzvészben, még a lakható épületek is elpusztultak. A bazaltszikla, a táj viszont csodálatos. A terület a Novohrad-Nógrád Geopark és a Cseres Hegység Tájvédelmi Körzet része. 2014-ben szép tanösvény is készült, igen jó ismertető táblákkal. A község is szép, gondozott, körben természetvédelmi területek, fennsíkok, vulkáni maradványok, hegycsúcsok. Több napot is érdemes itt eltölteni, nagyon szép vidék, több figyelemre érdemes.
Ľubica Adamova (3 years ago)
Vystup na hrad je dobry. Lepsie znacenie hradu by sme odporucali.
Myphone Next (3 years ago)
Ospalá, zapadnutá ale pritom malebná a pekná dedinka na juhu Slovenska. Maďari tam žijúci sú veľmi milí ľudia. Výstup na hrad je príjemnou prechádzkou. Z vrcholu hradu je pekný výhľad.
Flóriàn Kovàcs (3 years ago)
...itt még mindenki beszéli a magyar ,nyelvet! Sajnos a várat, szét hordták, de a látvány gyönyörű..
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