Markaz Castle Ruins

Markaz, Hungary

The ruins of the former Markaz castle at the end of Vár crag lie about 2 km way from Markaz. It is assumed that the Kompolti family that belonged to the Aba genus had it built in the 1270-1280's. The castle did not have significance from a military point of view as it was mainly used for recreation and hunting by the owners. The palace was constructed in the tiny and narrow castle with a tiny yard. On the southeast side of the rectangular castle the 6-metre wall still exists. The castle is believed to have been demolished during the Turkish occupation. There is a spectacular view from the castle to the north to the castle valley and Abasár why it is worth climbing.

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Founded: 1270-1280
Category: Miscellaneous historic sites in Hungary

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