Era of the Slovakian castles started in the 13-th century when almost one third of population what lived in territory of today Slovakia has been wiped out during invasion of Mongols.
From then the kings and aristocracy started to build castles in every strategic location throughout whole country. In total it was about 300 catles and fortresess.
One Sunday afternoon I took on the tour bunch of americans living in London. They decided come to Slovakia for weekend trip. After short meeting and introduction at SNP square in Bratislava
center I packed them into green Volkswagen Transporter. After 20 minutes of rolling on the highway towards Prague I took exit to Zohor. Continue reading