Povazsky Castle

As a ruin pertaining to a medieval castle, Považský hrad can be spotted on the right side of Vah River in Slovakia. Erected on a cliff that stands at 497 meters above that of sea level, the Castle Považský had been intended to guard the valley pertaining to the Vah River. It is also popularly referred to as the ‘eagle’s nest’ of Podmanitzky family.

Považský Castle/ Považský hrad

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As a ruin pertaining to a medieval castle, Považský hrad can be spotted on the right side of Vah River in Slovakia. Erected on a cliff that stands at 497 meters above that of sea level, the Castle Považský had been intended to guard the valley pertaining to the Vah River.

It is also popularly referred to as the ‘eagle’s nest’ of Podmanitzky family.

The earliest settlement to have inhabited the castle hill was that of Puhov culture, and doubts over the castle being built of wood during the earlier period still lingers in the mind of many. The castle had a shingle roof that belonged to the times as when it was erected, as the building embraced a fid shape as per the plan. There had been an entrance tower, two bastions, a barbican and a strong wall that stood to protect the castle. The castle also possessed a secret gate, and the northern sections had a cuboid tower that had been used as a prison.

During the visit to Považský Castle, a Renaissance manor house known as Burg that can be fund underneath this castle can be visited. There is also a Rococo manor known as Szaparyovsky kastiel that brings to light the historical significance of this region.