Old Castle Banska Stiavnica, Banska Stiavnica

Situated on a slope above the town square, Old Castle Banska Stiavnica houses a historical mining museum and represents part of the World Heritage-listed town. Visit the fortified building by taking the staircase up from the city's main plaza. See the imposing stone walls and sturdy bastion, dating as far back as the 13th century, surrounded by defensive towers and structures. Explore the mining museum to trace the history of the industry in the region, one of the country's most prolific. Artifacts include a collection of mining implements, machinery, and tools. You can also walk the grounds and peek into rooms and chambers once used by knights and castle residents. Put Old Castle Banska Stiavnica into our Banska Stiavnica trip itinerary planner to see other points of interest to visit during your vacation in Banska Stiavnica.
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  • Nice mansion, we went through it after each point according to the maps that you gave us when you purchase tickets, Tour master, even with a small child. The friendly staff.
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  • This castle began life as a church. Aware that the Ottoman forces were advancing in his direction the local ruler ordered protecting walls and bastions to be constructed around the periphery of the be...  more »
  • The lock is very nice and interesting, I think you can choose from two tours-shorter and longer. The guide was very good, I liked the so called. symbolic calvary.
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  • Very nice castle. Definitely worth a visit
  • Very nice castle and surroundings but exhibitions are dull.
  • Beautiful place and beautiful historic town. I recommend.
  • U get a nice view of the city from here.
  • Nice to see

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