Vinné Castle Ruins

Vinné, Slovakia

Vinné Castle is the ruin of a Gothic castle probably built in the second half of the 13th century to protect the road leading to Poland. During the war of the Hungarian King Matthias and the Polish monarch Casimir IV it was severely damaged in 1466. In the beginning of the 16th century the castle repaired and fortified but in 1594 it was again damaged by the imperial army. In the mid-17th century Vinne castle was left to decay. At the beginning of the 18th century during the uprising agains Habsburgs the castle was finally demolished. Since it is has been in ruins.

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Founded: 13th century
Category: Ruins in Slovakia

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ian whatley (2 years ago)
Nice walk, great views
stefieb6 paul (2 years ago)
The best
Tomas Hnat (2 years ago)
Nice castle with nice view.
Jerry C (2 years ago)
It is a very pleasant walk up to the castle. First you go along blue signs and then along yellow signs. The natural reservation is quit unic, because it is a leafy forest. Around the castle you can see two rings of moat. The castle is being reconstructed by original middleage technique. After "conquesting" of the castle you will be rewarded by beautiful view to the countryside with company of romantic castle.
Peter Šály (3 years ago)
Place is still under construction (renovation) but it is very nice
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