Slovak National Gallery - Zvolen Castle

Region: Region Banská Bystrica (Banskobystrický kraj)
District: Zvolen
City / Municipality: Zvolen
Tourist location:Zvolensko - Podpoľanie
Lies by the river: Hron
Latitude:48° 34' 22.70532" / 48.5729737
Longitude:19° 7' 39.673200000133" / 19.127687000000037
Included in categories: Galleries, Castles
Zvolen Castle The medieval castle in city of Zvolen is currently the most extensive gallery in Slovakia. Its space offers visitors a large collection of old masters from the 13th to the 21th centuries. The halls of the ground and first floor are attractive exhibition spaces with a wealth of artistic types, themes and styles. Zvolen Castle was built for the Hungarian King Louis of Anjou in the final third of the 14th century, on the site of an older manor. Originally it served as the occasional seat of the royal court, and from 1424 it was part of the estates of Hungarian queens. As such, it was one of the few Gothic castles whose function was primarily comfortable living, with a minimal emphasis on strategy or defence - at the time of its construction it was in the safe interior of Hungary. The building belongs to so-called castello castles; the regular rectangular ground plan had four two-storied wings, surrounding a central courtyard. The palace was further articulated by a pair of towers on ... ... Read more

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