Beckov Castle

Region:Region Trenčín (Trenčiansky kraj)
District:Nové Mesto nad Váhom
City / Municipality:Beckov
Latitude:48° 47' 27.33216" / 48.7909256 /
Longitude:17° 53' 54.067919999917" / 17.898352199999977 /
Included in categories: Castles
Beckov Castle is one of the most beautiful and most impressive national cultural monuments of Slovakia. The castle is situated on 60 meters high cliff above the village of Beckov, near the river Vah. Beckov Castle guarded the trade road throughout territory of  Považie since the 13th century. It was the castle of the kings, mighty magnates and knights, a castle that resisted both the Tatars and the Turks. Its history is emblazoned with legends that  raise the romance of its present appearance. There was a fire almost 300 years ago, but many of its beauty has been preserved thanks to the realized and ongoing renovations, that you can also enjoy it today, and we believe next generations, too. However, the aim of the effort was not only to preserve the castle, but also to return the life to it, so that you can not only discover history but also experience moments of fights of medieval ... ... Read more

Ruin in reconstruction
Renaissance

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