Šariš Castle is one of the oldest castles and biggest in Slovakia. It was permanently settled from the Neolithic to the 4th century AD, then from the 10th to the 12th century, and finally a new castle was built in the 13th century. This castle burned down in 1678.



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Founded: 13th century
Category: Ruins in Slovakia

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Anna Moczała (4 months ago)
Ruins in good condition with nice views.
Aidan Curran (5 months ago)
Beautiful spot. Staff were very helpful.
Ján Dziacky (5 months ago)
Nice place
tamandua taz (11 months ago)
Nice view quite nature hike. The family dog enjoyed with the children hide and seek. I am not do so. Take my advice: put gps at every family member if not planin to chase them for hours up and down to hill...
Daniel D (12 months ago)
Magic place! Nice walk from parking thru beautiful old forest. On the top you can see spectacular old castle from 13th century. Definitely you must see it :)
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