Castle Čachtice

Establishment date
13. storočie


The castle is an opportunity for a pleasant walk, its history goes back to the 13th century, when the castle belonged to the family of the boarder guardian castles. The castle was extended a developed by each of its owners. During the corporative uprising in 1708, it was conquered and burnt down by the František Rákoczi´s troops. Since then it has been becoming deserted. Nowadays we can only see the ruins of the top, central and bottom castle with its fortifications and fragments of the renaissance attics and original plasters. Čachtice castle was made famous by bloodthirsty countess Elisabeth Bathory ( 1560 - 1614).

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