Bytca

Bytča is known for the water castle that was erected during the 13th century, as this renowned castle was rebuilt along the lines of Renaissance style during the 16th century. Bytča is also a proud host of the Wedding Palace that belongs to the period dating back to 1601, which remains unique and only one of its kind to be found in Slovakia. The Wedding Palace unveils Baroque, Renaissance as well as Classical bourgeoisie houses, as it also possesses a museum and an archive.

Bytča

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As a town situated in the northwestern region of Slovakia, Bytča takes its geographical position on the banks of Vah River and shares a close proximity with the cities of Povazska Bystrica and Zilina. The town of Bytča was recognized in the year 1946 as when the merger pertaining to the settlements of Velka Bytca, Mala Bytca and Hlinik nad Vahom took place.

The earliest mention about the prime region of this town, which is but Velka Bytca takes us back to the year 1234 as it was referred to as the terra Bycha then. This settlement had got the charter during the year 1378, as it later got converted to a town that housed many craftsmen.

Bytča is known for the water castle that was erected during the 13th century, as this renowned castle was rebuilt along the lines of Renaissance style during the 16th century.

Bytča is also a proud host of the Wedding Palace that belongs to the period dating back to 1601, which remains unique and only one of its kind to be found in Slovakia. The Wedding Palace unveils Baroque, Renaissance as well as Classical bourgeoisie houses, as it also possesses a museum and an archive.

Bytča, as of today is recognized as a town that has its share of food industries, wood processing and textile units.