Komárno Fortress

Komárno, Slovakia

Komárno castle became the main supporting point of the defensive system constructed against the Turks, after they occupied Buda and Esztergom in the years 1541-1543. The fortress of Komárno is the one of the largest bastion fortifications in Central Europe. It was built in 1546-1557 to the grounds of the 13th century castle.

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Founded: 1541-1543
Category: Castles and fortifications in Slovakia

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Jana White (4 years ago)
Great history and interesting tour by lovely young lady
Peter Pažák (5 years ago)
Medieval fortress, partly in ruins, being reconstructed. Visit only possible with guide available in 2 hours interval. Nice underground of an old fortification system built where Danube and Vah rivers meet.
Dwayne Hauck (5 years ago)
It is hard to imagine the size and scope of this fortress without walking through the gate. Built to house 200,000 soldiers it was never captured through many centuries, and many invasions. The city of Komarno owns the fortress and is slowly bringing it back to life. The future will see hotels and restaurants. A true historical gem.
Viktor Toth (5 years ago)
Opening hours are limited to 3 specific times (9:00, 11:00, 14:00, in summer also 16:00) from Tue to Friday. During the weekends opened only from July to September (11:00, 14:00 and 16:00). Made great job to limit visiting hours. Plus the tickets are sold 200m before the entrance, you might miss that
Levente Pauló (5 years ago)
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