Underground of Čachtice

Region: Region Trenčín (Trenčiansky kraj)
District: Nové Mesto nad Váhom
City / Municipality: Čachtice
Tourist location:Považie - Middle Váh region (Stredné Považie)
Mountains: Little Carpathians (Malé Karpaty)
Protected Landscape Area: Little Carpathians (Malé Karpaty)
Latitude:48° 43' 3.81432" / 48.7177262
Longitude:17° 47' 1.9870800002336" / 17.783885300000065
Underground Mysterious  underground of Čachtice spreads  as the spider´s net under all village of Čachtice. From the original wine cellars inhabitants of Čachtice built  an extensive system of corridors with several floors for protection before Turkish attacks. Several weeks after a lost battle of the Hungarian king with the Turks at Mohács (29. 8. 1526) where also our king Luis II Jagelonsky died, Turkish armies started to plunder today´s Slovakia too. Čachtice inhabitants  did not have  another possibility to hide before Turkish plundering or slavery then to hide under the ground.  They did amazing work which affords appreciation. The underground consisted of the entrances which were easily reachable, connecting corridors  or front rooms, from which other corridors with crossings  and so called “fox holes” led. Through these small corridor could people only crawl or move stooped if they wanted to move to shelter part of corridors.  Narrow corridors were important for easy defence before ... ... Read more
Čachtice castle Draskovich Mansion

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