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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Duncyy (2 years ago)
beautiful castle. shame we weren't able to go in to the tower (closed/not possible idk)
Petz Raymund (2 years ago)
Five minutes from the parking lot. Great fortress, worth to see.
Speedbird888 (2 years ago)
First of all, it's free, but it's not manned meaning no tour guides. You have some great views of the countryside. Unfortunately you can't go up the tower.
Lubos Forro (2 years ago)
Nice place but it was closed when we cam without any reason
Andrej Kvasnica (3 years ago)
Small partially renowed castle. No entrance fee required. No guide provided. Great view over the nearby woods from the renovated West tower. There is an open air inner courtyard amphitheatre and renovated main tower (which was closed during both my visits there). Near the main gate there was an nice old guy teaching kids archery basics.
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