Topolcany Castle Ruins

Topoľčany, Slovakia

Topoľčany Castle"s construction at the beginning of the 14th century is attributed to Máté Csák. During the 'gallant” Hussite crusades the castle became a temporary Hussite stronghold. The castle often changed hands, and temporarily belonged to the Forgách Dynasty. The castle’s final owners abandoned it in the late 18th century, but its charm has remained to the present day. Today its main tower in Romantic style with well preserved fortifications dominates in the horizon.

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Founded: 13th century
Category: Ruins in Slovakia

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Marek Bruchatý (3 years ago)
One of the best places to visit when visiting Topoľčany region. Great views, large castle ruins with occasional open air theatre. Must visit.
Jan Eriksson (3 years ago)
Pleasant, waiting for more repairs. No notice boards telling anything about the history of the castle, which is a minus .
Gerlach Peak (3 years ago)
great view
Tomáš Bánovský (4 years ago)
The castle is nice, ordinary as well
Matúš Melo (4 years ago)
Top Castle, after medieval reenactment action, one of my favourite castles in Slovakia
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