Lednica Castle Ruins

Lednica, Slovakia

Lednica castle ruins stand on the picturesque Lednické bralo rock. The site is perhaps the most inaccessible one among the castles in Slovakia.

The castle was built at the end of the 13th century and it was the seat of the Lednice estate. Imperial troops destroyed it at the beginning of the 18th century. Only the remains of walls survive. The legend says that the spirit of the beautiful lady of the castle Katarína walks on top of them in the night. The lord of the castle kidnapped her on the day of her wedding but Katarína wearing the white gown preferred to jump down from the castle walls.



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Lednica, Slovakia
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Founded: 13th century
Category: Miscellaneous historic sites in Slovakia

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Zdenko Kovacik (2 years ago)
Great day out with kids and family, adults entry €2.50 you'll get a leaflet. The views are amazing and i love the steep ladder to the top ? you have to be brave and very careful in wet weather and its slippery. Worth the views ?
Cedric (2 years ago)
Well worth visiting. The entry is £2.5 pp but the place itself is far better than an average castle ruin and the restoration team there is doing a rather impressive job. Climb the ladder all the way to the top, this is followed by a really cool staircase caved into the rock of the hill leading to a spectacular view point.
Milan Liptak (2 years ago)
Lovely full of history place to visit
Marian Kokavec (2 years ago)
Nice small castle,
Martina Šindelová (3 years ago)
Super ?
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