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' 34.66836" / 48.4596301
Longitude:18° 53' 28.492800000072" / 18.89124800000002
Included in categories: UNESCO World Heritage in Slovakia, Castles
Unesco world heritage
Starý zámok castle (Old Castle) is considered a “stone chronicle of the town“. Its walls are the gate to the oldest secrets of Štiavnica. Long ago it used to be a church, but it was transformed into a fortress during the period of Turkish thread. It is a place of the exhibition about the oldest region’s history called “Miners Are Coming”, the exhibition of shooting targets, smithery, the famous pipe workshop or the exhibition of Baroque sculpture and Calvary in Asylum. The copies of the paintings from the altar of a mysterious Master M.S. are exhibited in the sacristy. The tower also offers an attractive view and some exemplars of historical clockwork. You can taste the atmosphere of a medieval dungeon in the tower of Himmelreich.For many centuries people used to meditate as well as decide the fate of the town behind the stone walls of Old Caste. It is a magic place. Its history goes as far back as the 13th century when the Church of Saint Mary (three-aisled basilica with a square ... ... Read more

Preserved
Gothic


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

Holy Trinity Square - Banská Štiavnica
0,10 km
City/Municipality: Banská Štiavnica
Berggericht – mineralogic exposition
0,11 km
City/Municipality: Banská Štiavnica
Bethlehem in Banska Štiavnica
0,15 km
City/Municipality: Banská Štiavnica
St. Catherine`s church in Banska Štiavnica
0,16 km
City/Municipality: Banská Štiavnica
New Castle (Nový Zámok)
0,56 km
City/Municipality: Banská Štiavnica
Hereditary Mining Tunnel Glanzenberg
0,68 km
City/Municipality: Banská Štiavnica
Tajchs (artificial water reservoirs) of Banská Štiavnica
0,81 km
Tajch Large Vodárenská (Veľká Vodárenská)
0,81 km
Tajch Ottergrund
0,84 km
Mining Museum – open-air museum
0,97 km
City/Municipality: Banská Štiavnica
Tajch Klinger
1,11 km
Calvary in Banska Štiavnica
1,69 km
City/Municipality: Banská Štiavnica
Banská Štiavnica (City)
1,70 km
Mine in Hodrusa
4,63 km
City/Municipality: Hodruša - Hámre
St. Anthony mansion - Museum in St. Anthony
5,67 km
City/Municipality: Svätý Anton
Počúvadlo lake
6,40 km
Zveropark - Animal park
14,19 km
City/Municipality: Žarnovica
Slovak National Gallery - Zvolen Castle
21,50 km
City/Municipality: Zvolen
Hronsek - wooden baroque bell-house
28,63 km
City/Municipality: Hronsek
Hronsek - Wooden Articular Church in Hronsek
28,63 km
City/Municipality: Hronsek
Museum of the Slovak National Uprising - Museum SNP
36,07 km
City/Municipality: Banská Bystrica
Bojnice (City)
42,12 km
Bojnice castle
42,46 km
City/Municipality: Bojnice
ZOO Bojnice
42,54 km
City/Municipality: Bojnice
Organ Špania Dolina
42,63 km
City/Municipality: Špania Dolina
National Cultural Monument Kalište - Museum of SNP
48,27 km
City/Municipality: Baláže
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