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Trenciansky Hrad, Trencin

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Must see · Historic Site · Castle
Rising above the historical city center, Trenciansky Hrad rests on foundations dating back to the Bronze Age. Visit the castle, built upon a rocky hill, and explore its series of stone fortifications that themselves date back to the 11th century. Admire its sturdy construction, featuring bulky defensive towers topped by pointed roofs and surrounded by thick stone walls. Inside the castle, visit the local museum, where you can gain more in-depth knowledge about the history of the castle, town, and region itself through displays featuring arms, armor, household items, paintings, and other remnants of the castle's time as a noble residence. Make Trenciansky Hrad a part of your Trencin vacation plans using our Trencin trip planning site.
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  • Great looking castle and lovely location in the heart of historic town of Trencin. Staff offered us help but disappeared and we had to wait for a bit more. Will recommend though!  more »
  • Today was our first venture out of Bratislava in over 2 months. We decided to visit the 3rd largest castle in Slovakia. The Trencin Castle is a large complex full of fortifications, with 5 gates...  more »
  • Great castle. A bit pricey to get in, but worth it. You can get to the top of the tower for some 360 views of the area. Super narrow stairs and tiny doorways get you and idea how it was back then. If you are driving through the area, definitely worth to make a stopover and stretch your legs!
  • Castle is impressive but for some reason they have wild birds like hawks, eagles and owls attached from their legs with 20 cm rope to the ground at the inner court yard. They cant fly or move much at all. So cruel! This is probably supposed to be some sort of tourist attraction but to me it was the saddest thing I've seen in Slovakia. I hope this will change soon!

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