Castle Tematín, the ruins of castle that have remained of it, are still majestically overlooking the valley of river Váh. Castle since its inception fulfilled gardian function, and together with Trenčín Castle, Beckov castle and Čachtice castle, was part of the protection of Kingdom of Hungary (Uhorsko).
From the 13th century, this castle lying on one of the hills of Považský Inovec mountains was the center of county comprising several villages lying on the left side of the river Váh. Its area was relatively small, although historically not insignificant. Area of Middle Považie is one of the oldest settlements in Slovakia. Archaeological finds provide us with sufficient evidence that people have established their homes practically uninterrupted from prehistoric times. Favorable conditions for the settlement attracted here our Slavic ancestors already in the early Middle Ages. ... ... Read more
Ruin in reconstruction
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