Holumnica Castle Ruins

Holumnica, Slovakia

The village of Holumnica was first mentioned in 1293 and was known for cloth production in the 17th century. Due to lack of historical research, it is not clear which of the stately families (Berzeviczy, Ujhazy, or Görgey) built their castle on the village, but it is estimated to 15th or 16th century. The castle was built in Gothic-Renaissance style and it was inhabited until in 17th century when a mansion in the centre of the village has became the family home. Since then the castle stays abandoned. Nowadays only three ruined walls are to be seen and the stork nestle remains the main attraction.

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Founded: 15th century
Category: Ruins in Slovakia

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Daniela Grechova (3 months ago)
Interesting place ... nice Tatra view just watch out for dogs ...
Ivan Tarapcik (5 months ago)
Nice place for a short stop if you have a way around. It doesn't pay special just there. He will drive you to the castle by car.
Hehe (5 months ago)
A beautiful castle, although not much of it remains, but breathes a beautiful atmosphere
zuzka 47 (5 months ago)
Only 2-3 walls remain from the castle which do not last long, there are vaults under the castle overgrown in the grass, but one is afraid to go in there, some garbage was visible there, I think more houses in the village are built of rocks from the castle, the castle is near the road , maybe he used to be nice
Sylwia Michałkiewicz (5 months ago)
Unfortunately, the ruins are not marked and the area is covered with grass, you can go down to Poprad
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