List of castles in Slovakia

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This is a list of castles in Slovakia. This list includes palaces, citadels and manor houses.

These Slovak words translate as follows:

  1. hrad, hrádok - castle
  2. zámok - correctly: chateau, commonly translated as castle
  3. pevnosť - fortress, citadel
  4. kaštieľ - mansion or manor house

Preserved castles[edit]

Name Image Location Notes
Banská Bystrica Citadel Banská Bystrica - kostol Nanebovzatia P. Márie (nemecký).jpg Banská Bystrica
Betliar Mansion Betliar Front.jpg Betliar
Bojnice Castle Castle Bojnice SK.jpg Bojnice
Bratislava Castle Bratislava, Hrad, Slovensko.jpg Bratislava
Budatín Castle Budatín hrad - by Pudelek.jpg Žilina
Budmerice Mansion Budmerice castle 2011.jpg Budmerice
Bytča Castle Bytca hlavny zamok 2008.JPG Bytča
Červený Kameň Castle Cerveny Kamen z Kukly 02.jpg Častá
Červený Kláštor Mansion Cerveny klastor red monastery slovakia.jpg Červený Kláštor
Diviacka Nová Ves Manor Diviacka Nová Ves (Divékújfalu, Divickneudorf) - manor.JPG Diviacka Nová Ves
Halič Castle Halič - zámok (2014).jpg Halič
Hlohovec Castle Hlohovec Castle.jpg Hlohovec
Hronsek Castle Vodny hrad Hronsek.JPG Hronsek
Hronský Beňadik Castle Garamszegcivertanlegi1.jpg Hronský Beňadik
Humenné Mansion Humenné muzeum 19.08.08 p2.jpg Humenné
Kežmarok Castle Kezmarok castle 40390.jpg Kežmarok
Krásna Hôrka Castle Krasznahorkaváralja30.JPG Rožňava
Kremnica Castle KremnicaFotoThalerTamas.jpg Kremnica
Ľubovňa Castle Ľubovniansky hrad, Apríl 2013.jpg Stará Ľubovňa
Nitra Castle Nitriansky hrad.jpg Nitra
Nový zámok Banska stiavnica-novy zamok.jpg Banská Štiavnica
Orava Castle Slovakia Oravsky Podzamok.jpg Oravský Podzámok
Pezinok Castle Kaštieľ, Mladoboleslavská 5, Pezinok, okr. Pezinok 02.JPG Pezinok
Slovenská Ľupča Castle Ľupčiansky hrad-4.jpg Slovenská Ľupča
Smolenice Castle Smolenice zamok.jpg Smolenice
Spiš Castle Spisska nova ves...castle.jpg Žehra
Starý zámok (literally Old Castle) Starý zámok (Banská Štiavnica)-8.JPG Banská Štiavnica
Svätý Anton Mansion Svaty anton.jpg Svätý Anton
Trenčín Castle Trenciansky hrad (2007).jpg Trenčín
Vígľaš Castle GrandViglas set1 PhotoMartini 212 – kópia.jpg Vígľaš
Zvolen Castle Zvolen hrad.jpg Zvolen

Castle ruins[edit]

Name Image Location Notes
Beckov Castle SlovakRepublic-Beckov-Castle.JPG Beckov
Biely Kameň Castle Slovakia-Biely kamen-10.jpg Svätý Jur
Bíňa Castle Bíňa
Blatnica Castle Blatnický hrad.jpg Blatnica
Blh Castle Blh
Bošany Castle Bošany
Boťany Castle Boťany
Borša Castle Borša 07.JPG Borša
Branč Castle Berencscivertanlegi1.jpg Branč
Braničev Castle Dargov Perished castle built in the first half of 13th century and demolished after year 1317.
Brekov Castle Brekov Hrad.jpg Brekov Only Ruins Left
Breznica Castle Breznica Ruins of a castle, which was built in 13th century. It was first mentioned in 1273-76 in the description of the abbey of Svätý Beòadik (St. Benedictus). Breznica castle was built before the Tatar invasion by Philip, arcbishop of Esztergom. Shortly after its reconstruction in 1423 into a Gothic fortress it was taken by Jiskra's Hussites and later in 1471 by the Polish king Casimir. The castle was destroyed after 1732 - it was used as a source of building material.
Brezovica Castle Brezovica
Brzotín Castle Brzotín Perished castle built in 14th century.
Budimír Castle Budimír
Budkovce Castle Budkovce
Bzovík Castle Pohlad z SW basty - vnutri2 - panoramio.jpg Bzovík
Cejkov Castle Cejkov A perished castle built in 13th century and at the end of 14th or the beginning of 15th century demolished. Rebuilt again in 15th century and in 1673 destroyed.
Čabraď Castle Csábrág 2012-(3).JPG Čabraď
Čachtice Castle Slovakia Cachtice hrad 2.JPG Čachtice
Čeklís Castle Zrucaniny-hradu.jpg Čeklís Castle probably disappeared in the 16th century. In the early 20th century, a water tower was constructed in the shape of the castle. Now, however, the waterworks is in a state of ruins as well.
Čičava Castle Hrad Čičva 010.JPG Čičava
Čierny Castle Zlatno
Devín Castle Devín Castle (3705531512).jpg Bratislava
Dievčí Castle Iža-Leányvár - Roman fort - archaeological excavation at the Roman bath house, 2008.jpg Iža
Diviaky nad Nitricou Castle Diviaky nad Nitricou
Divín Castle Castle from east - panoramio.jpg Divín
Dobrá Niva Castle Hrad Dobrá Niva - 27. 4. 2008.JPG Dobrá Niva
Dobrá Voda Castle Castle Dobrá Voda (7190).jpg Dobrá Voda
Dolná Mičivá Castle Kaštiel Dolná Mičiná (castel) - panoramio.jpg Dolná Mičivá
Dračí hrádok Castle Draci hradok 01.jpg Bratislava
Drienok Castle Drienok Ruins of groundworks of castle built in 2nd half of 13th century and destroyed in 15th century.
Drienov Castle Drienov Perished castle built in 13th century and perished in 15th century.
Dúbravica Castle Dúbravica
Ducové Hill-fort Ducové, Slovakia - panoramio - Marián Hubinský.jpg Ducové
Džigerdelen Parkan Štúrovo
Fiľakovo Castle Filakovo Castle Sk 02.JPG Fiľakovo
Gaboltov Castle Gaboltov
Gelnica Castle Gelnica Ruins of a castle, which was built in 13th century, demolished after 1528. In the half of 16th century built again and extended, in 1685 destroyed by fire and only ruins remained from it.
Gemerský hrad Tornaľa
Gýmeš Castle Gymes castle ID 403-14431.JPG Jelenec
Hajnáčka Castle Hajnáčka3.jpg Hajnáčka
Haniska Mansion Haniska
Hatalov Castle Hatalov
Havránok Havránok
Hertník Castle Hertník
Hertník Castle Hertník
Hliník nad Hronom Castle Hliník nad Hronom
Hodejov Castle Hlohovec Ruins of a castle, which was built in 13th century and destroyed by Osmans in 1571.
Holiša Castle Holiša
Holumnica Castle Holumnica Ruins of a castle which was built at the edge of 15th and 16th century. It was a square building without towers in Gothic and Renaissance style.
Hrabušice Castle Hrabušice
Hrachovo Castle Hrachovo
Hričov Castle Hričov
Hrušov Castle Hrad Hrušov.jpg Hrušov[disambiguation needed]
Ilava Castle Ilava
Jasov Castle Jászó50.JPG Jasov
Jasenov Castle Jasenov Castle 10.jpg Jasenov
Jelšava Castle Jelšava
Kolárovo Castle Kolárovo
Komárno Fortress Komárno, pevnost, staré nádvoří.JPG Komárno
Korlátka Castle Hrad korlatka.jpg Cerová
Lednica Castle Evropa slovensko lednica hrad 19042007 fotka 2.jpg Lednica
Leopoldov Fortress Leopoldov
Levice Castle Hrad Levice (detail 2).jpg Levice
Lietava Castle Lietava Castle.jpg Lietava
Likava Castle Hrad Likava.jpg Likavka
Old Litava Castle Cerovo
Liptov Castle 02 Liptovský Starý hrad - 24. 5. 2014.JPG Liptovský Mikuláš
Liptovský Hrádok Castle Hrad Liptovský hrádok.jpg Liptovský Hrádok
Markušovce Castle Markusovce Hrad-01.jpg Markušovce
Modrý Kameň Castle Modrý Kameň - historické jadro mesta.jpg Modrý Kameň
Muráň Castle Muráň 02011021.jpg Muráň
Oponice Castle Oponicky hrad1.jpg Oponice
Ostrý Kameň Castle Ostrý Kameň castle (Scharfenstein, Élskö), Slovakia.JPG Buková
Pajštún Zvysky murov nad branou.jpg Borinka
Plavecký Castle Opevnenie Plaveckeho hradu.jpg Plavecké Podhradie
Považský Castle Bystrh9.JPG Považská Bystrica
Pustý Castle Pustý hrad, Zvolen 05.jpg Zvolen
Revište Castle Reviste2.jpg Žarnovica
Sitno Castle Sitno castle ruins 5.JPG Ilija
Sklabiňa Castle Sklabinský hrad, 2002.jpg Sklabinský Podzámok
Slanec Castle Slanec 320 240.jpg Slanec
Starhrad Starý hrad MF3.jpg Nezbudská Lúčka
Strečno Castle Hrad Strečno 2 MF3.jpg Strečno
Súľov Castle Sulovsky hrad3.jpg Súľov-Hradná
Šariš Castle BuildingCastleWMPSaris13Slovakia40.JPG Veľký Šariš
Šášov Castle 01 Šášovský hrad - 1. 4. 2014.JPG Žiar nad Hronom
Šomoška Castle Somoska-fortress-2010-01.jpg Šiatorská Bukovinka
Tematín Castle Tematín Castle (2795).jpg Nové Mesto nad Váhom
Tisovec Castle Tisovec
Topoľčany Castle Topoľčiansky hrad (2007).jpg Topoľčany
Uhrovec Castle Castle-uhrovec2.jpg Uhrovec
Viniansky Castle Hrad vinné.jpg Vinné
Vršatec Castle Zřícenina hradu Vršatec.jpg Vršatské Podhradie
Zborov Castle Zborov11Slovakia61.JPG Zborov
Zemplín Castle Zemplín
Zniev Castle Znievsky hrad.jpg Kláštor pod Znievom

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