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Trenciansky Hrad, Trencin

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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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  • Beautiful historical castle set in a beautiful town. Well worth a day trip to experience both castle and town. Great photo opportunities. No need for a tour guide as many signs were multilingual. 
    Beautiful historical castle set in a beautiful town. Well worth a day trip to experience both castle and town. Great photo opportunities. No need for a tour guide as many signs were multilingual.  more »
  • When I saw the photos of this castle on-line, I decided to come to Trencin. It was a bit slippery to hike up to the castle. But the castle itself was stunning and the view was spectacular, especially....  more
    When I saw the photos of this castle on-line, I decided to come to Trencin. It was a bit slippery to hike up to the castle. But the castle itself was stunning and the view was spectacular, especially....  more »
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  • It was a fun half day out with the family. We took the tourist train to the top entrance then walked down so there wasn't too much walking uphill but lots of stairs within the castle. It was worth it when you were then rewarded with the stunning views.
  • Impressive, preserved castle. Should be on the list of castles to visit around Slovakia. Perched on top of a hill overlooking the town. You have a lot of amazing panoramic views of the center as well as a great panoramic view of the region.

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