A stone castle was built in the 13th century as part of the chain of the Kingdom of Hungary’s frontier defense castles ranging from Pressburg to Žilina . This castle was completely rebuilt as a fortress in the first half of the 16th century. When the Pálffy family acquired the castle in 1588, the fortress was completed, and it became a representative noble castle. Although the castle was damaged several times by fire, it was always reconstructed by the Pálffys, who were the owners of the castle until the Second World War. Today, the castle is a museum.
Except the tour at castle, you can in eat in agood tavern, and much more:
- visit FALCON YARD,
- visit the wine shop,
- buy some souvenirs that will remind you the Slovak folk and craft.
Interesting to know:
- craft festival is being organized at the castle from time to time,
- good to know that each first Sunday of the month – the entrance is free to the museums, and castles in Slovakia,
- few movies were made at Červený kameň castle f.e. Fantaghiro
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