Komárno - fort, fort (preserved)

Place: Komárno, County: Komárno, Region: Nitra , Historic region: Komarno

Brief description

The biggest fortificated system in Slovakia and also in Austro-Hungarian Monarchy. Its contruction started in the 16th century by building the old fort on the place of a perished Komárno castle. In 1663-73 the new fort was build and connected with the old one by a bridge over a moat. The whole fortification system was modernised in the 19th century. National cultural memorial. Nowadays there are efforts to get it to the list of the world and cultural heritage UNESCO.

Pictures

7 picures

Situation

At the confluence of the Danube and the Váh rivers in Komárno. The main section of the fortification system encloses greater part of Komárno. Three smaller forts are on the right bank of the Danube in Hungary.


3D hrady


Hrad Beckov


Kamenní strážcovia III


Malé Karpaty 1935

Komárno - fort in media

Nearby castles

Dievčí hrad, Kolárovo, Komárno - castle

Links to other sites

Literature

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