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  • GPS: 48.51359, 17.43232
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On the site of today's Smolenice Castle at the foot of the Little Carpathians, there used to be a medieval castle. It was built in the 14th century as the last of the guard castles in the Small Carpathian ghauts.

At the end of the 18th century, the castle was destroyed and burnt out at the beginning of the 19th century, leaving only ruins. At the beginning of the 20th century, its last owners, the Pálfi family, started to build the present castle of Smolenice on the castle ruins, which were not completed until 1945.

At present, the castle is administered by the Slovak Academy of Sciences, which, however, offers guided tours of the castle to the public in the summer months.

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