Sitno Castle Ruins

Banská Štiavnica, Slovakia

Sitno castle was built in the 13th century on the site of a primeval fortified castle. It has been in ruins since the 18th century. It is located in to the Sitno, the tallest mountain of the Štiavnické vrchy Mts., (1,009 m). The restored view tower from 1727 is now available to hikers.



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

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martin gabor (2 years ago)
Great views
martin mokran (3 years ago)
very nice place with beautiful views
Peter Molnar (3 years ago)
..... A little bit of local history....m
Norbert Szél (3 years ago)
It's a good stopping point towards the top of the mountain, although there is not much to see here. Whatever is left of the castle, is in shambles (I'm sure we'll look the same in 500 years, but still). There are some rails and stairs to help a bit to climb to the top of the remaining structure for a better view, but it is looking "the wrong way", so although the valley opens up in front of you, there is not much to see in it. If you get here, you must continue to the top, it is about 15-20 mins more walk, and is well worth it!
Viktória Jančovičová (4 years ago)
Really beautiful place.
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