The ruins of the Uhrovec castle, dating from the 13th century, lies on the steep hill. It was one of the most valuable castles in Slovakia. The estate of the castle belonged to an influential noble family Zayo in the 16th century, originated from Croatia. The irst documented records of the castle date from 1258.

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Founded: 13th century
Category: Ruins in Slovakia

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Milena .Kusnierova (2 years ago)
Beautiful ruins with great views. The castle was built in 13th century, when there was a danger of Turkish invasion. The castle was changing owner quite often, so it was loosing its face. In 16th century it was abandoned, and started to go down. The renovation started in 20th century and is still in progress. Brave tourist could spend a night there, bunkhouse is run by Pavol. Bring a warm underwear.
Miroslav Cangel (2 years ago)
super kastelan
Robert Kurkin (2 years ago)
Nice place to hike
Michal Bošanský (2 years ago)
Beautiful ruins of The Uhrovec Castle offers wide look to nearby hills. Castle is at the moment in under construction but fully available for visitors. From the Uhrovske Podhradie you can choose 2 paths to The Castle. I do not recommend Green path, which is hard to steep climb. I recommend path under The Castle's hill which is latter connected to blue path right to The Castle.
Simon Sprengers (3 years ago)
Great ruin of a castle which is in the proces of being renovated by local volunteers. Local guy lives there and sells some trinkets, beer and you can even sleep in it. You read that right, you can sleep in the ruin of this castle. If you're in the neighborhood I can totally recommend checking this out.
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