Lednica castle

Location on map - Lednica castle
Region: Region Trenčín (Trenčiansky kraj)
District: Púchov
City / Municipality: Lednica
Tourist location: Považie - Middle Váh region (Stredné Považie)
Mountains:White Carpathians (Biele Karpaty)
Lednica castle - Slovakia
The castle is located in the district of Púchov in the Trenčín Region (Trenčiansky kraj), near the village of Lednica in the White Carpathians mountains. It is built on a steep cliff and creates a significant dominant feature of the area. It was built in the 13th century and served primarily as a guard castle to protect the borders, it was a royal castle.

The castle consisted of three graded parts. Interesting is the castle tunnel, which was the only access to the main palaces of the castle. Also interesting is the stone staircase that leads to the observation point    with a view of the surroundings. The castle can be reached on foot from the village of Lednice in about 15 - 20 minutes.

At present, it is a ruin, which is being restored by the Historical and Astronomical Society in cooperation with the municipality of Lednice, with the help of volunteers and with the support of the Ministry of Culture of the Slovak Republic and the Office of Labor, Social Affairs and Family in city of Považská Bystrica.