Szigliget Castle

Szigliget, Hungary

Szigliget castle was built by Favus Abbot of Pannonhalma, it was completed in 1262. A small village with a church had been developed under the castle belonging to it as usual in the life of a border fortress. The Castle passed into royal proprietorship and then from 1521 for centuries it became the property of Tóti-Lengyel family. Upon the order of Emperor Lipót issued in 1702 the Castle was blow up.To protect its substance as well as to explore, a fund was started in 1991.

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Founded: 13th century
Category: Castles and fortifications in Hungary

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steve S (2 years ago)
Amazing place. Ended up snowing while we headed to the top. On the way back down we had a few inches of snow which made the path like an ice rink. Really enjoyed the area.
Csubák Dániel (2 years ago)
Nice castle ruins near lake Balaton. The entrance fee is reasonably low. The castle is partially restored. The views are nice. Worth visiting, but there is no restaurant inside.
Thomas WIttig (2 years ago)
Outstanding view and great historical facility. Very recommendable for a step by.
Tony Barrett (2 years ago)
Large castle worth a visit kids loved it. Ice cream fantastic
Levy Mihaly (2 years ago)
A very nice must see place and they are selling amazing ice cream at the entrance. You have a good view on the lake Balaton and surrounding hills. The tasty wine is perfectly completing the tasty food served in the area.
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