New Castle (Nový Zámok)

Region: Region Banská Bystrica (Banskobystrický kraj)
District: Banská Štiavnica
City / Municipality: Banská Štiavnica
Tourist location:Hont
Mountains: Štiavnica Mountains (Štiavnické vrchy)
Lies by the river: Štiavnica
Monument reserve: Banská Štiavnica
Protected Landscape Area: Štiavnické vrchy
World Heritage:UNESCO Cultural Heritage
Latitude:48° 27' 20.84832" / 48.4557912
Longitude:18° 53' 46.068359999773" / 18.896130099999937
Included in categories: Castles, UNESCO World Heritage in Slovakia
Unesco world heritage
The building of the Nový Zámok Castle (New Castle) is one of the architectural icons of the town. Its silhouette is unique in Europe; it reminds a rocket. It is also a place of Battles against Turks exposition with rare pieces of weapons. Moreover, the visitors of the castle are offered an extraordinary view of the town.When Buda collapsed in 1526, the country had to manage an effective defence against Turkish expansion. For unimaginable 150 years the Turkish thread was a day-to-day reality of the Štiavnica region. Turks subdued many municipalities in its surrounding, but they never conquered Banská Štiavnica. It might have been caused by the fact that the inhabitants of Štiavnica sacrificed very much for their security: they built a fortification around the town which did not come cheap. Besides the parish church rebuilt to become a renaissance military fortification, also the stone city gates were rebuilt to protect access roads to the town. An inner fortified circuit was another ... ... Read more
Preserved


Objects, services, attractions around (up to 50 km - direct distance)

Hereditary Mining Tunnel Glanzenberg
0,29 km
City/Municipality: Banská Štiavnica
St. Catherine`s church in Banska Štiavnica
0,41 km
City/Municipality: Banská Štiavnica
Bethlehem in Banska Štiavnica
0,42 km
City/Municipality: Banská Štiavnica
Berggericht – mineralogic exposition
0,50 km
City/Municipality: Banská Štiavnica
Old castle (Starý zámok)
0,56 km
City/Municipality: Banská Štiavnica
Holy Trinity Square - Banská Štiavnica
0,60 km
City/Municipality: Banská Štiavnica
Mining Museum – open-air museum
0,82 km
City/Municipality: Banská Štiavnica
Tajch Klinger
1,09 km
Banská Štiavnica (City)
1,16 km
Tajch Ottergrund
1,33 km
Tajchs (artificial water reservoirs) of Banská Štiavnica
1,33 km
Tajch Large Vodárenská (Veľká Vodárenská)
1,33 km
Calvary in Banska Štiavnica
1,47 km
City/Municipality: Banská Štiavnica
Mine in Hodrusa
5,05 km
City/Municipality: Hodruša - Hámre
St. Anthony mansion - Museum in St. Anthony
5,12 km
City/Municipality: Svätý Anton
Počúvadlo lake
6,19 km
Zveropark - Animal park
14,70 km
City/Municipality: Žarnovica
Slovak National Gallery - Zvolen Castle
21,46 km
City/Municipality: Zvolen
Hronsek - wooden baroque bell-house
28,71 km
City/Municipality: Hronsek
Hronsek - Wooden Articular Church in Hronsek
28,71 km
City/Municipality: Hronsek
Museum of the Slovak National Uprising - Museum SNP
36,24 km
City/Municipality: Banská Bystrica
Bojnice (City)
42,68 km
Organ Špania Dolina
42,87 km
City/Municipality: Špania Dolina
Bojnice castle
43,01 km
City/Municipality: Bojnice
ZOO Bojnice
43,09 km
City/Municipality: Bojnice
National Cultural Monument Kalište - Museum of SNP
48,47 km
City/Municipality: Baláže
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