Banská Bystrica, castle (preserved)

Place: Banská Bystrica, County: Banská Bystrica, Region: Banská Bystrica , Historic region: Zvolen

Brief description

The castle was a part of the former fortification of the city of Banská Bystrica. In the castle there is a church from the 13th century. The fortification was built in 1480-1510 and it was later rebuilt in a Baroque style. There is the Gallery of Central Slovakia and the Regional Ethnographic Museum.

Pictures

1 picures

Situation

In the downtown of Banska Bystrica on S. Moyzes square.


3D hrady


Hrad Beckov


Kamenní strážcovia III


Malé Karpaty 1935

Access

By train (or by bus) to the station Banska Bystrica. Then by trolleybus to the stop Stefanikovo nabrezie and via Kapitulska street and SNP square to the castle.

Banská Bystrica in media

Barbakan ponúka jedlo aj kultúru
MY sieť regionálnych novín, 9. May 2007
Pohľad do histórie
Regionálne noviny, 10. January 2006

Nearby castles

Dolná Mičiná, Dúbravica, Hronsek, Zvolen, Ľupča castle

Literature

Názvy hradov a zámkov v Slovenskej republike
Slovenský úrad geodézie a kartografie. Bratislava. 1990