Markušovce Castle Ruins

Markušovce, Slovakia

The castle of Markušovce dates from 1284, but was not used after a fire in 1773.


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Founded: 1284
Category: Ruins in Slovakia


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Pavol Gombos (2 years ago)
Pekne pocasie, relativne fajn park. Akurat tam nie je co robit. A prehliadka nabytku a klavirov deti velmi nenadchne...
Jola Wit (2 years ago)
Bardzo ładny obiekt architektoniczny. W środku muzeum. Warto zobaczyć.
Lenka Spiritora (2 years ago)
Amazing castle and manor house from 1643 in little village of Markušovce (near Levoča). Is one of less known castles, but worth seeing. Well-maintained park around. Unfortunately we came late to visit it inside.
leigh Mariassy (2 years ago)
This palace is related to the family. So it is a must for us
Peter Tomko (2 years ago)
Beautiful place I recommend people who is interested in history
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