Oponice castle built in the 13th century to protect the Nitra. Nitra and princely castle from the incursions of the Tatars and Turks. The castle was well fortified, he became his illustrious massive tower called Teresh, who, during the Turkish wars served as a " safe " - your valuables are imposed here yeomen from afar. Oponice Castle Turks never managed to conquer. However, his fate sealed in the first half of the 18th century by the emperor himself who gave it, like many others demolished.
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