Ostrý Kamen Castle Ruins

Buková, Slovakia

North of Smolenice is the village Buková with water reservoir and a marked route, which leads southward to the romantic ruins of the Castle Ostrý Kameň from the 13th century. The Castle was a royal border fort guarding the Czech road in the past. It is in decay since the 18th century though part of its walls, bastion, and adjacent buildings are still observable. The top of the Castle provides a nice view of the Malé Karpaty Mts. and the Záhorská nížina lowland.

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

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Peťo Slávik (3 years ago)
Intermediate hike. Good fitness required. Mostly accessible paths. Sure-footedness required. Nice place ⛰️?
Sándor Plechl (3 years ago)
Beautiful view from the castle.
Jozef Hudec (3 years ago)
An atmospheric ruin, full of dangerous places,I love it :)
Eva Obšivanová (4 years ago)
Good place for trip with Nice view
Michal Ondrus (4 years ago)
Spectacular castle ruins.
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