Sights - Castles
Distance: 30 km
GPS: 48° 46' 49"N 18° 34' 39"E
The Castle stands on a large travertine monticule on the site of medieval castle from the 11th century. In the past, the most famous Hungarian noble families owned it and the last of them was the family of Pálfi. Count Ján Pálfi had the structure reconstructed by the architect J. Hubert from Budapest at the end of the 19th century following the pattern of romantic castles of the Loire in central France. The typical silhouette of the romantic image of medieval castle is enhanced by steep roofs of the palace, chapel and towers.
Collections of artistic and historical museum are concentrated in the interior of the castle. Among them is the origi ...