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The Castle of Sklabiňa towers on the edge of the basin Turčianska kotlina and the mountains Veľká Fatra. It was first mentioned in 1242. After 1320, the Sklabiňa Castle became the seat of the county administration of Turiec.

The Sklabiňa Castle - Slovakia. --- The Castle of Sklabiňa towers on the edge of the basin Turčianska kotlina and the mountains Veľká Fatra. It was first mentioned in After the Sklabiňa Castle became the seat of the county administration of Turiec.

Lietava castle played an important role in the history of the north-western Slovakia. The castle was considered unconquerable in Middle Ages and its estate included wide and far environs of the basin Rajecká kotlina.

Not far away from Rajecké Teplice south of Žilina are the ruins of the Lietava Castle. It is one of the biggest and most visited castles of Slovakia.

Beckov castle in western Slovakia stands on a steep 50 m tall rock. The castle first mentioned in 1200 was originally owned by the King and later, at the end of the 13th century it fell in hands of Matúš Čák. It fell in decay after fire in 1729.

Beckov castle in western Slovakia stands on a steep 50 m tall rock. The castle first mentioned in 1200 was originally owned by the King and later, at the end of the century it fell in hands of Matúš Čák. It fell in decay after fire in

In the north-west of Slovakia in the Biele Karpaty Mts. lies the village Lednica with the picturesque Lednické bralo rock and castle ruins on its top, perhaps the most inaccessible one among the castles in Slovakia. It looks like an eagles nest.

In the north-west of Slovakia in the Biele Karpaty Mts. lies the village Lednica with the picturesque Lednické bralo rock and castle ruins on its top, perhaps the most inaccessible one among the castles in Slovakia. It looks like an eagles nest.

Fans of history will perhaps like to ascend to the ruins of the Brekov Castle in eastern Slovakia rising above the town Humenné on top of the andesite rock with a nice view of the environs, including the towns of Humenné and Strážske.

Fans of history will perhaps like to ascend to the ruins of the Brekov Castle in eastern Slovakia rising above the town Humenné on top of the andesite rock with a nice view of the environs, including the towns of Humenné and Strážske.

Divin Castle in the south of Central Slovakia was built by the end of the 13th century and it played an important role as an anti-Turkish fort in the 16th century.

Divin Castle in the south of Central Slovakia was built by the end of the century and it played an important role as an anti-Turkish fort in the century.

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