City / Municipality: Beckov, District: Nové Mesto nad Váhom
Region: Region Trenčín (Trenčiansky kraj)
Tourist location: Považie - Middle Váh region (Stredné Považie)
Mountains: Považský Inovec
Beckov Castle is one of the most beautiful and most impressive national cultural monuments of Slovakia. The castle majestically rises on 60 meters high cliff above the village of Beckov, near the river Vah, where since the 13th century guarded the trade road throughout territory of Považie.It was the castle of the kings, mighty magnates and knights, a castle that resisted both the Tatars and the Turks. Its history is emblazoned with legends that raise the romance of its present appearance. There was a fire almost 300 years ago, but many of its beauty has been preserved thanks to the realized and ongoing renovations, that you can also enjoy it today, and we believe next generations, too.However, the aim of ...