Počet výsledkov: 26

23. 6. 2020 článok
Beckov Castle is a majestic monument poised on top of a 60-metre steep rock massif above the village of Beckov. The castle, situated close to the Váh River, guarded the trade route through the Váh River watershed area. Once home to kings, mighty noblemen and knights, the Castle withstood the raids…
6. 4. 2018 článok
The village of Čachtice is located near Nové Mesto nad Váhom and right below the Čachtice Castle built in the 13th century to serve as one of the guarding castles of the middle-Váh River region. It became infamous thanks to the "blood-thirsty" countess Elisabeth Bathory who lived in the late…
17. 5. 2021 článok
The southern fortification of Trenčín Castle was built as a whole in the first third of the 16th century. This unique system of massive walls, deep moats and bastions with cannons carved into the rock, was at the time of its creation one of the most progressive solutions for the defence of castles…
23. 2. 2021 článok
Trenčín Castle – dominant feature of the city of Trenčín and the entire region of Považie. Together with Spiš Castle and Devín Castle, Trenčín Castle belongs to the most extensive castles in Europe. Since ancient times, the castle has guarded trade routes connecting the region of Northern Ugria…
28. 4. 2020 článok
The Cliffs of Vršatec (Vršatské bradlá) is a massive lime formation that dominates the natural landscape in the middle of the Váh region. Being visible from afar, the cliffs are hard to miss. Situated above the village, Castle of Vršatec, a typical medieval castle built on inaccessible lime…
17. 5. 2021 článok
Our ancestors lived in the fortified hillfort, in the area of today’s Cherry Orchard, and probably in the surroundings of Brezina around the turn of the millennium and for another more than 1,200 years. The last evidence of activity on the site of the fortified hillfort dates back to the 12th or…
23. 2. 2021 článok
The renaissance parish stairway was built in 1568 as a defence passageway serving the members of the city art's guilds to defend city walls ranging from the St. Michael's Carner to Trenčín Castle. The stairway also served as an access road to the town armory, built in 1565 next to the carner. The…
17. 5. 2021 článok
Forest Park Brezina, which now complements the scenery of Trenčín Castle, is the product of the work of human hands and the largest green project in the history of the city. In the 19th century, the visitors saw Trenčín in a completely different way than we do now: a ruin standing on the castle…
23. 2. 2021 článok
Old historical road that connected the Moravian gate through Považie with the Nitra river valley witnessed the footprint of the city. This road, located between the castle´s rock and river Váh, morphed before 1111 into a settlement that created an irregular elongated square. In the middle of…
23. 2. 2021 článok
Close to the Trenčín Castle, there is situated Parish church of the Birth of Virgin Mary, which is one of the most valuable and the oldest sacred buildings in the town. Together with St. Michael's Carner, parish office and former armory, it was part of town fortification, which protected access…
13. 5. 2021 článok
Project name: TreBuChET – Trenčín, Bučovice, Chránime Európske Tradície (We Protect European Traditions) Operational program: Interreg V-A SK-CZ Priority axis: 2 – Quality environment Inestment priority: 3. Preservation, protection, promotion and development of cultural and natural…
5. 3. 2020 článok
The only one of its kind in Slovakia, the park houses historic reconstructions of castles the way they looked some 300 to 500 years ago, when still buzzing with life and witnessing the reigns of mighty feudal lords. Currently, the collection numbers more than 80 models of fortresses, castles,…
29. 4. 2020 článok
Romanesque church in Haluzice was erected near Nové Mesto nad Váhom, in the Bošáca valley. First written record of the church dates back to 1299 mentioning the church‘s destruction by the army of Matúš Čák. Although nowadays there remain only the outer walls, with near cemetery and…
17. 5. 2021 článok
The places you are walking around were inhabited for about 3,800 years, from the Early Bronze Age up to the Middle Ages. It was here, in the area of today’s Cherry Orchard and on the neighbouring castle hill, where the settlement was situated, which later became a hillfort protected from invaders…
13. 5. 2021 článok
The places you are walking around were inhabited for about 3,800 years, from the Early Bronze Age up to the Middle Ages. It was here, in the area of today’s Cherry Orchard and on the neighbouring castle hill, where the settlement was situated, which later became a hillfort protected from invaders…
23. 2. 2021 článok
Museum of Trenčín (Trenčianske múzeum) is housed in a building of a former district hall with a richly decorated front. The museum's predecessor was Nature Society of Trenčín County (Prírodovedný spolok župy Trenčianskej) founded by Dr. Karol Brančík. The association became the most important…
23. 2. 2021 článok
City tower offers beautiful view of Trenčín Castle, the parish church, as well as Mierové Square. Six floor Gothic tower was built around the begining of the 15th century on a square foundation. Originally, it was a two story structure, with its passage roofed by a pointed Gothic arch. During the…
23. 2. 2021 článok
Except for Trenčín Castle, the carner it is the only substantially undamaged Gothic building in the town. The Carner was built in the second half of the 15th century as a bone house (kostnica), near the Parish church. Its rear wall connects to the original city fortification. In the begining of the…
22. 1. 2021 článok
Thanks to virtual tours you can visit places that are usually not available for the public - for example the Jewish cemetery or the crypt under the Piarist Church of St. Francis Xavier. You can also look into the memorial room of Jozef Branecký, with his personal belongings preserved or be amazed…
23. 2. 2021 článok
Imagine that almost 2000 years ago, Roman soldiers were present in the territory of Trenčín. This is evidenced by an inscription carved into a massive rock cliff. The historical inscription from 179 is one of the few Roman written records confirming the presence of Romans in Central Europe. The…
17. 5. 2021 článok
Exactly 100 years after the planting of the Cherry Orchard, active residents of Trenčín began to spread ideas for its renewal. The Citizens' Initiative for the Restoration of the Cherry Orchard was formed and started the orchard restoration in 2015. Difficult beginnings The biggest problem in…
23. 2. 2021 článok
The house dates back to 1580 and can be seen in the oldest vista of Trenčín. In the 17th century, according to folk legend, it served as a town’s headsman’s home as well as a prison. More likely the house received its name during the 19th century, when the town´s headsman purportedly lived there. …
25. 4. 2018 stránka
If you are looking for inspiration, where to go in Trenčín, what to see, do or taste, visit our Tourist Office (Kultúrno-informačné centrum). We will gladly provide you with all necessary information. You can also buy original and traditional souvenirs there, or relax for a moment. We also have a…
1. 2. 2018 článok
Príbeh o krutej grófke, ktorá sa vyžívala vo vraždení a mučení mladých dievčat zrejme poznáte. Vyberte sa na miesto, kde sa tieto krvavé scény mali odohrávať. Zrúcanina hradu vás ohúri vzhľadom i temnými legendami. Obec Čachtice, ale najmä Čachtický hrad smutne preslávila Alžbeta Báthoryová,…
18. 5. 2021 článok
Fifty years ago, in the area of the present-day District Office, Gastrocentrum and apartment buildings with shops, picturesque Brezina slopes descended beyond and towards the romantic Old Town houses. In the past, it was possible to access Brezina from the city via the Ľudový hájik (Folk Grove)…
10. 4. 2018 článok
The most significant event in Trenčín is popular multi-genre festival POHODA, which takes place at the beginning of July at the airport in Trenčín. Every year is visited by 30,000 visitors. The season of cultural events opens festival Trenčiansky majáles, which is connected with traditional raising…