Pezinok Castle was originally a Gothic castle built at the turn of 13th and 14th centuries by Counts from Svätý Jur and Pezinok. After their death the castle had different owners (baron Krušič, count Illesházy, Pálffy family). In 1875 a lightning caused extensive damage to its nothern part, which fell apart and a new building was built at this place. In 1931 the town purchased the castle and sold it to Slovak Vintner Association in 1936. Currently it is the property of the Vintner Company and inside the castle is surrounded by a park which was created by Count Francis Pálffy in 1884 in the style of an English garden. Within the park are rare trees and a fishing pond with water fowl.

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Founded: c. 1300
Category: Castles and fortifications in Slovakia

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Zlatko Borovic (12 months ago)
very nice place for a stay in Pezinok,
Zlatko Borovic (12 months ago)
very nice place for a stay in Pezinok,
Rastislav Kandra (13 months ago)
very nice!
Rastislav Kandra (13 months ago)
very nice!
Palmira Vartosu (13 months ago)
A wonderful place to be!
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