Spiš Castle

Region: Region Košice (Košický kraj)
District: Spišská Nová Ves
City / Municipality: Žehra
Latitude:48° 59' 58.09488" / 48.9994708
Longitude:20° 46' 3.0421200000001" / 20.7675117
Included in categories: Castles, UNESCO World Heritage in Slovakia
Unesco world heritage
The ruins of Spiš Castle in eastern Slovakia is one of the largest castle sites in Central Europe. The castle is situated above the town of Spišské Podhradie and the village of Žehra, in the region known as Spiš. Spišský Hrad has one of the largest ensembles of 13th and 14th century military, political and religious buildings in eastern Europe, and its Romanesque and Gothic architecture has remained remarkably intact. In 1993, the Spiš Castle was included on the UNESCO World Heritage List. Spiš Castle was built in the 12th century on the site of an earlier castle. It was the political, administrative, economic and cultural centre of Szepes County of the Kingdom of Hungary. Before 1464, it was owned by the kings of Hungary, afterwards (until 1528) by the Zápolya family, the Thurzó family (1531–1635), the Csáky family (1638–1945), аnd (since 1945) by the state of Czechoslovakia then Slovakia. Originally a Romanesque stone castle with fortifications, a two-story Romanesque palace and ... ... Read more

Ruin in reconstruction
41,426 m2
Romanesque, Gothic, Renaissance
Spišské Podhradie (City)

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Basilica minor of the Holy Cross - Kežmarok
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Slovak National Gallery - Strážky Mansion
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Hervartov - object of tourist services
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