Revište Castle Ruins

Žarnovica, Slovakia

The ruins of the Revište Castle near Hliník nad Hronom stand on top of steep rock about 100 m above the floodplain of the river Hron. There is a wonderful meadow below the castle used by canoeist as a camping site.

The castle was built in the 13th century as part of protection to central Slovakian mining towns and the trade route running along the Hron. Renaissance fortifications were added to the older Gothic part of the Castle. Mercenaries of the rebellious magnate Imrich Thököly conquered the castle and converted it in ruins in 1678. Only some Castle walls survive.

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

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Viktória Jančovičová (3 years ago)
Romantic castle ruin, with wonderful views in the surroundings
Julius Panik (3 years ago)
Well preserved castle ruins, easy access, great viewpoint over river Hron valley
Jan Linhart (4 years ago)
Great place and amazing views. Currently renovating and it looks promising...
David Barbora (4 years ago)
After great reconstruction
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