Things to do and tourist attractions in Banskobystricky region

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Šomoška Castle
Castle ruins
The ruins of Šomoška Castle are located about 10 km south of Fiľakovo, in the immediate vicinity of the Slovak - Hungarian state border. It is named after the Hungarian v...
Šiatorská Bukovinka
Extinct castle of Kapla
Castle ruins
In the village of Širkovce, in a very hilly terrain, there used to stand the medieval castle named Kapla also known as Širkovce Castle. It was known for many years only f...
Širkovce
Ruins of Rákoš Castle
Castle ruins
Once you decide to explore the forests around the village of Rákoš, you will undoubtedly find the ruins of the castle with the same name. Rákoš Castle used to be a magnif...
Rákoš
Animal park "Zveropark"
Zoology and botany
Zveropark in Revištské Podzámčie is a place where nature is as beautiful as from a fairy tale, interesting animals, a roaring waterfall, a lake full of fish, a meadow per...
Žarnovica - Revištské Podzámčie
Borová Hill Arboretum
Zoology and botany
If you want to use your free time not only for a walk through the flower beds and tree alleys, but also to learn a bit, visit the Borová Hill Arboretum. The Borová Hill ...
Zvolen
Šášov Castle
Castle ruins
Šášov Castle is built on a high cliff above the Hron River, on its left bank, in the northern part of the picturesque Štiavnica Mountains. It is unmistakable - it can be ...
Žiar nad Hronom
Dobrá Niva Castle
Castle ruins
A distinctive village of Dobrá Niva, located in central Slovakia near the town of Zvolen, can also boast of its own castle. The Dobrá Niva Castle dates from the second h...
Podzámčok
Roman baths
Castle ruins
Dudince - spa town, which is sought after every year by people for healing water, wellness and relaxation it offers. But there are also those who like to discover natural...
Dudince
Pustý Church
Castle ruins
The Pustý Church in the village of Veľká Čalomija is one of the oldest sacral buildings in Slovakia. Until now, only remains have been preserved, but they, however, attra...
Veľká Čalomija
Muráň Castle
Castle ruins
The third highest located castle in Slovakia is situated on the Cigánka Boulder on the outskirts of the untouched nature of the Muránska Plain. What is today a castle ru...
Muráň
Divín Castle
Castle ruins
The ruins of the Gothic Castle of Divín are located directly in the village of Divín. Divín Castle was built in the 13th century. In the 16th century, the castle was sei...
Divín
Hajnáčka
Castle ruins
Hajnáčka is the name of the castle ruin at the village of the same name, which is surrounded by the beauty of Cerovská Uplands. The village originated from the settlemen...
Hajnáčka
Revište Castle
Castle ruins
The mysterious and idyllic Revište Castle spreads over the picturesque village of Revišstké Podzámčie. It is a ruin of a Gothic castle on the edge of a forested cliff on ...
Žarnovica - Revištské Podzámčie
Ruins of Teplica Castle (Pustý Castle)
Castle ruins
In the woods, not far from the village of Sklené Teplice, there are hidden remnants of the Teplica Castle, which is almost unknown among tourists. The castle had an excel...
Sklené Teplice
Groundhog meadow
Zoology and botany
Many visitors to the Muránska plain National Park automatically associate the phrases "meadow full of groundhogs" or "groundhog meadow" with the location of Biele vody ne...
Muráň
Čabraď Castle
Castle ruins
Čabraď is a castle ruin near the village of Čabradský Vrbovok. It was built in the 13th century to protect the roads leading to mining towns. In the 16th century, it was ...
Čabradský Vrbovok
Botanical garden in Banská Štiavnica
Zoology and botany
The Botanical Garden in Banská Štiavnica is located in beautiful surroundings on the adjacent grounds of the former building of the Mining and Forestry Academy, founded i...
Banská Štiavnica
Bzovík Fort
Castle ruins
The Bzovík Fort was originally a monastery built on a low elevation in the village of Bzovík. The monastery was built in the second half of the 12th century. It was origi...
Bzovík
Pustý Castle
Castle ruins
The ruins of Pustý Castle (i.e. Abandoned Castle) are located near the town of Zvolen over the confluence of the rivers Hron and Slatina. It consists of two castle comple...
Zvolen
Sitno Castle
Castle ruins
On the andesite rocks of the popular tourist hill of Sitno, there is a castle ruin of the same name. Sitno Castle used to be a massive, medieval stone castle built in the...
Ilija
Ruins of Breznica Castle
Castle ruins
On the wooded hill of Hrádok, which rises on the western edge of the Štiavnické Hills, a medieval castle of Bzenica once stood. The remains of a relatively large castle h...
Tekovská Breznica
Soví hrad (Owl Castle)
Castle ruins
Directly above the houses of the village of Šurice, there are the remains of the Soví hrad (Owl Castle) on the high cliff. The history of the castle is unclear. In the li...
Šurice
Ruins of Žakýlsky Castle
Castle ruins
On the narrow outcropping of the Štiavnica Mountains, sometimes reffered to as Brezový Castle, there are the ruins of Žakýlsky Castle. It is one of the least known castle...
Podhorie