Pišece Castle appeared for the first time in written sources in 1329, and was built to serve the Archbishopric of Salzburg who had estates in the area. The archbishops kept the feudal rights over the castle until 1803, although the castle had been bought in 1595 by the Moscon family. A lawsuit determining the proper ownership of the castle was not concluded until 1637, however; it ruled in the favour of the Moscon family. The family owned the castle until the end of World War II. Reconstruction works have been carried out at the castle in 1568, during the Baroque era and in the 19th century.

Below the park there was a terraced garden and around it a park arranged in English landscape style and containingh numerous trees of foreign origin like sequoias, plane trees, catalpas, honey locusts, and even ginkgos. The park is freely accessible. The castle is being renovated. Visits are possible only by announcement of arrival in advance.

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Founded: 14th century
Category: Castles and fortifications in Slovenia

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Ivana Jaga (20 months ago)
Lijepo. Uredno ali nažalost zatvoreno.
Matej Andjelić (21 months ago)
Zelo lep grad, obnovljen na tradicionalni način z zelo lepo okolico in starimi drevesi.
Mojca M (2 years ago)
Prekrasen grad, škoda, da ni odprt za obiskovalce.
Sašo Panić (3 years ago)
Very beautiful castle and nice not difficult hiking path to it. To bad castle is closed.
John Droppert (4 years ago)
To bad it was closed. I think this was due to renovation or construction. This was not clear at the beginning of the steep climb up. Surroundings are beautiful though.
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