Sulov Castle Ruins

Bytča, Slovakia

Súľov Castle was built in first third of the 15th century. By it’s size, the castle was very small. Its main function was to protect and watching near by road. After 1550 fire it was rebuilt to its original shape and size. In 1730 the castle heads military garrison. There used to be upper and lower castle. Heavy earthquake damage in 1763 accelerated its final destruction. Fortified formation was found in the Súlov castle village area dating from 12th to 13th century.



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061060, Bytča, Slovakia
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Founded: 15th century
Category: Ruins in Slovakia


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Lukáš Gardian (3 years ago)
Beautiful landscape, about 2 hours of walking from road. Little bit of tourists. Best time to start your hike is in the early morning. Parking is paid (I really don't know why). Parking fee is 2€ for whole day.
Zilina slovakdrone (3 years ago)
Easy walk for families. Age 6 and above
Oleh Stojko (3 years ago)
Devastated but romantic ruins, one hour from parking down at the village. Very picturesque surroundings on the way.
Philip Narovnigg (3 years ago)
Very nice short hiking tour. Roundtrip less than 2 hours. Amazing scenery.
danka jealouse (3 years ago)
Best views over the whole valley. Loved the hike to the top.
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