Antol, castle (rebuilt into another building)

Place: Svätý Anton, County: Banská Štiavnica, Region: Banská Bystrica , Historic region: Hont

Brief description

A Gothic castle, mentioned in papers from the 15th century. It was rebuilt in accordance with the Renaissance style in the 17th century. On its place with using of rests of its skeleton a mansion-house was built in 1774. Nowadays, there is a museum of hunting.

Pictures

5 picures

Situation

The mansion-house is situated on a hillock in Svätý Anton (former name Antol) near Banská Štiavnica.


3D hrady


Hrad Beckov


Kamenní strážcovia III


Malé Karpaty 1935

Access

By train or by bus to Banská Štiavnica, from there by bus or by foot (about 3 km) to Svätý Anton.
By the state road No. 525 Hontianske Nemce - Banská Štiavnica - Hronská Breznica.

Nearby castles

Bzovík, Nový zámok, Sitno, Stare mesto, Stary zamok

Museum in Svätý Anton

Web: http://www.msa.sk/en/index.html
Opening hours, entrance fee: information for visitors