Krásna Hôrka Castle

Region:Region Košice (Košický kraj)
District:Rožňava
City / Municipality:Krásnohorské Podhradie
Tourist location:Gemer
Mountains:Volovec Mountains (Volovské vrchy)
Latitude:48° 39' 29.27808" / 48.6581328
Longitude:20° 36' 1.5958800001799" / 20.60044330000005
Included in categories: Castles
Due to the reconstruction, castle is closed to the public The Krásna Hôrka Castle is located near village Krásnohorské Podhradie in Rožňava district in Region Košice (Košický kraj). It is dominant of Gemer region in eastern Slovakia. In short from history The castle was built as a guard castle on the trade route from Transylvania to Poland. It was built in the 13th century by Bebek family on the site of the previous  hill-fort. Bebek family ruled in Krásná Hôrka from the middle of the 13th century until 1566, with the exception of the short period during which the castle was dominated by the Mariássy family. After the extinction of the family Bebek castle passed into the ownership of the royal court and was administrated by castle captains appointed by king. Since 1578, castle captain has been Peter Andrássy. His grandson Matej Andrássy acquired the castle into ownership in 1642 by ... ... Read more
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