Old Castle Banska Stiavnica, Banska Stiavnica

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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. To visit Old Castle Banska Stiavnica on your holiday in Banska Stiavnica, and find out what else Banska Stiavnica has to offer, use our Banska Stiavnica travel itinerary planner.
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  • Nice, well-preserved Castle. Worth a visit. We chose a small circle without interpretation, but even that had its charm.
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